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somatic cell

[sō′mad·ik ′sel]
(biology)
Any cell of the body of an organism except the germ cells.
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Changes in the proportion of proteins fractions depending on lactoferrin polymorphism gene and the somatic cells count in the milk of Polish Holstein-Frisian and Polish Red-White Cattle.
Both milk volume and milk composition (fat, protein, lactose, total solids, and somatic cell count) play an important role, as they serve as a point of reference for the estimation of quality and for the price paid for the raw material (DURR et al.
Use of california mastitis test, somatic cells count and bacteriological findings in diagnostics of subclinical mastitis.
Production of cloned pigs from adult somatic cells by chemically assisted removal of maternal chromosomes.
Thus, after performing the statistical analysis of somatic cells collected from infected and healthy human milk, it was observed that geographical regions influenced the SCC values of healthy milk whereas similar type of SCC were observed in the infected milk sample, which did not indicate any significant difference.
Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is an assisted reproductive technology that can be used in the farm animal production industry, drug production, regenerative medicine and conservation of invaluable genetic resources (Vajta, 2007; Oback, 2008).
Microbiological, chemical and somatic cell analyses were performed to evaluate the effect of microfiltration on the composition of skim milk.
In both cases, there is an increase of somatic cell (SC) [5].
Over the past several years mammals have been successfully cloned by the splitting of an early embryo or Nuclear Transfer (NT) of adult somatic cells into oocytes.
Direct Microscopic Methods for Bacteria or Somatic Cells. In: Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products, 16th edition, pp: 309-325.
When pluripotent germ-line cells commit to become one of the life-functioning cell types of the body, we say they have differentiated into somatic cells. This differentiation seals their fate.
The company's scientists modified the direct lineage conversion technique and developed indirect lineage conversion, where somatic cells are converted back to an earlier state that suits further specification into progenitor cells.