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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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).
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.
Immunoglobulin knockout chickens via efficient homologous recombination in primordial germ cells.
Under these biologically relevant conditions, the ESC-derived primordial germ cells underwent complete meiosis, resulting in sperm-like cells with correct nuclear DNA and chromosomal content.
Derivation of pluripotent stem cells from cultured human primordial germ cells.
Reproduction is a seamless sequence of biological events, from the primordial germ cells set aside early in embryonic development to the birth of a baby.
The origin of placental teratoma is obscure but germ cell theory is widely accepted2 According to this theory in the early stages of embryogenesis the primitive gut evaginates into the umbilical cord during which time primordial germ cells from the primitive gut migrate through the gut wall and are deposited in the connective tissue of the cord and eventually pass into connective tissue between amnion and fetal surface of
Washington, May 2 ( ANI ): A new study has found that stem cells made from the skin of adult, infertile men yield primordial germ cells - cells that normally become sperm - when transplanted into the reproductive system of mice.
18,19) Since these markers are sequentially expressed in tumors according to their differentiation stage (in a progressive flow from primordial germ cells to extraembryonal and somatic malignancies), they can be highly diagnostic of a particular tumor type.