primordial germ cell


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primordial germ cell

[prī¦mȯrd·ē·əl ′jərm ‚sel]
(embryology)
Embryonic cell giving rise to a germ cell from which a gamete (egg or sperm) develops.
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Stebler et al., "Guidance of primordial germ cell migration by the chemokine SDF-1," Cell, vol.
Table 1: The efficiency of the establishment of chicken primordial germ cell (PGC) lines.
(2016) suggested that many of these low-level mosaic mutations arose spontaneously in the parents during embryogenesis (particularly during expansion of primordial germ cell precursors).
(2002) Erasing genomic imprinting memory in mouse clone embryos produced from day-11.5 primordial germ cells. Development 129, 1807-1817.
Primordial germ cell migration and the assembly of the Drosophila embryonic gonad.
The transcription factors such as DDX4 were expressed in post-migratory primordial germ cells until the premeiotic stage of germ cells.
BMP signaling controls formation of a primordial germ cell niche within the early genital ridges.
Proliferation effects of the flavonoids daidzein and quercetin on cultured chicken primordial germ cells through antioxidant action.
The team had previously reprogrammed stem cells to produce primordial germ cells, the cells that give rise to eggs.