mesenchymal cell


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mesenchymal cell

[¦mez·ən¦kī·məl ‚sel]
(histology)
An undifferentiated cell found in mesenchyme and capable of differentiating into various specialized connective tissues.
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Results: Circulating fibrocytes, which are derived from hematopoietic stem cells, represent a subset of peripheral blood mononuclear cells exhibiting mixed morphological and molecular characteristics of hematopoietic and mesenchymal cells (CD34[sup]+/CD45[sup]+/collagen I[sup]+).
Although the coexistence of epithelial and mesenchymal cells in the same tumor mass was reported in 1978 (3), which suggested a type of phenotypic transformation, it was not until 1995 that the EMT was characterized as the biological process associated with the appearance of epithelial cell morphology and cytoskeleton modifications.
Although Pb alters BMP and TGF-[beta] signaling, the mechanism through which Pb regulates mesenchymal cell fate determination is complex and likely involves modulation and integration of multiple signaling pathways.
These osteogenic mediators induce the progression from mesenchymal cell to heterotopic bone.
Two basic types of cells exist in a developing embryo: sheet-forming epithelial cells and motile mesenchymal cells.
Objective: Research of the bone marrow (BM) hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) niche has long been the study of mesenchymal cell populations.
A SFT of the renal pelvis is a rare, mesenchymal cell tumour with a favourable prognosis.
An allogeneic mesenchymal cell for patients with advanced heart function requiring left ventricular assist device;
Human autologous culture expanded bone marrow mesenchymal cell transplantation for repair of cartilage defects in osteoarthritic knees.
1,27) Similar to the stem villi, the terminal villi may also show mesenchymal cell hypercellularity and stromal fibrosis (Figure 4, C).