progenitor cell


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progenitor cell

[prə′jen·əd·ər ‚sel]
(cell and molecular biology)
A precursor cell that completes a series of cell divisions to produce a distinct cell lineage.
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The target satellite cells are a specific population of progenitor cells in skeletal muscle that play a central role in normal growth of muscle, as well as regeneration following injury or disease.
PCA enables Lgr5+ progenitor cells to divide transiently and differentiate.
The body's endothelial progenitor cells repair the damage to the lining of the arteries that leads to cardiovascular disease.
Endothelial progenitor cell senescence is accelerated in both experimental hypertensive rats and patients with essential hypertension.
According to the new Services Agreement, Progenitor Cell Therapy will produce clinical supplies of ICT-140, a dendritic cell vaccine targeting seven ovarian cancer antigens, using process improvements.
Progenitor cells are more limited, typically differentiating into a specific type of cell and able to divide only a fixed number of times.
Stem cells in the scalp normally develop into progenitor cells, which in turn give rise to new hair growth.
The deal has already received support from the owners of above 50% in both NeoStem and Progenitor Cell Therapy.
4 Pearl Court was ultimately the best altemative, because the building's flexibility enabled Progenitor Cell Therapy to purchase three of the four available units within the building.
7,8) Jones and Corwin have proposed that a subpopulation of cells localized in the supporting cell layer in mammals may be progenitor cells that are responsible for limited hair cell regeneration in vestibular organs such as the utricle.
These cells show promise for liver regeneration therapy research by enabling researchers to identify molecules capable of stimulating liver progenitor cell proliferation and growth.