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germ cell

a sexual reproductive cell; gamete
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germ cell

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(biology)
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Autophagic vacuoles were shown as green fluorescent dot-like structures spreading within the cytoplasm of the germ cells in the embryonic gonadal ridges (figure 4).
Nonseminoma germ cell tumors are more aggressive in terms of early spread, have poorer prognosis in advanced stage disease, and are sensitive to platinum-based combination chemotherapy but less responsive to radiation, except for teratomas.
Follicular mesenchymal cells and germ cells shared several gene promoter regions with H3K4me3 and H3K27me3
Based on these results, we developed a prognostic tool using PD-L1 on tumors and TILs independently of International Germ Cell Cancer Collaborative Group (IGCCCG) criteria [41].
Coney, "Intracranial germ cell tumors," The Oncologist, vol.
For five decades, many researchers have been trying to generate male germ cells from several types of stem cells in order to provide therapeutic strategies for male infertility (Hou et al., 2014).
To compare the results of the various conventional IHC stains used as markers in ovarian germ cell tumours.
Morphologically, STMs appear like typical primary neoplasms with no obvious histological resemblance to germ cell tumours.
Risk factors for testicular cancer include cryptorchidism (testicular maldescent), carcinoma in situ (intratubular germ cell neoplasia), history of testicular cancer or extragonadal germ cell tumor, family history, HIV infection, Down syndrome, and testicular trauma.
FGF2 has also been indicated to stimulate germ cells proliferation and self-renewal (3,7).