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blastomere

[′blas·tə‚mir]
(embryology)
A cell of a blastula.
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The NIH action followed the British government's plan to introduce legislation amending a ban on human cloning that will permit scientific research on embryonic cells (Transplant News, August 28/September 15, 2000).
The National Bioethics Advisory Commission, appointed by President Clinton 10 months ago to weigh the ethical pros and cons of the use of stem cells for research, has strongly recommended that research on embryonic cells be allowed.
When the researchers switched off the gene for this protein using genetic maneuvers, development remained stuck in the embryonic cell cluster stage.
New insights to differences in preimplantation embryonic cells bring to light the importance of microscopic analysis in assisted reproduction procedures
Increased egg-laying in Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) fed artificial diet supplemented with an embryonic cell line.
The cells, derived from NIH registered human embryonic cell lines, are offered as a normal, consistent population of neural cells in an adherent monolayer format, a product never before offered to the research community.
Application areas examined include embryonic cell development and fertilization, and neural, vascular, muscle, cartilage, and liver engineering.
It is illegal to use federally funded equipment for research on newer embryonic cell lines.
Our ability to create human embryonic cell lines and therapies without harming the embryo should assuage the ethical concerns of many Americans.
Under pressure from anti-abortion and religious activists, the Bush Administration in August 2001 abruptly announced that federal money could be used only for research on the very small number of embryonic cell lines that existed as of that time.
who have been developing important alternatives to human embryonic cell transplantation in neurodegenerative diseases.
The ascidian embryo: an experimental system for studying genetic circuitry for embryonic cell specification and morphogenesis.