11. Genetics Topic: Production of Embryonic Stem Cells from Differentiated Soma...
of Embryonic Stem Cells from Differentiated Somatic Cells
Josť Cibelli . Vice President of Research, Advanced Cell Technology
Transgenic ES-like Cells were injected into preimplantation embryos and
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12. General Term: Differentiated Cells
Differentiated Cells Cells that are
specialized for a particular function (i.e. heart muscle or blood cell) and do
not maintain the ability to generate other kinds of Cells, or revert back to a
less specialized cell (like stem Cells
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13. General Term: Primordial Germline Cells
Primordial Germline Cells The source of embryonic germ Cells .
In normal development, these are the Cells that give rise to eggs or
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14. General Term: Totipotent Stem Cells
Totipotent Stem Cells Stem Cells which are capable of forming every type of body cell. Each
totipotent cell could replicate and differentiate and become a human being. All
Cells within the early embryo are totipotent up until the
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15. General Term: Somatic Cells
Somatic Cells Cells from the body
that compose the tissues, organs, and parts of that individual other than the
germ (sex) Cells.
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16. General Term: EG Cells
EG Cells Embryonic germ Cells .
These Cells are found in a specific part of the embryo/fetus called the
gonadal ridge, and normally develop into mature gametes .
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17. General Term: hES: Human Embryonic Stem Cells
hES: Human Embryonic Stem Cells Pluripotent stem Cells that differentiate into various tissues in the body.
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18. General Term: ES Cells
ES Cells Embryonic stem Cells .
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19. General Term: hEG: Human Embryonic Germ Cells
hEG: Human Embryonic Germ Cells Pluripotent stem Cells , derived from fetal tissue, that differentiate into
various tissues in the body.
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20. General Term: Reprogramming Cells
Reprogramming Cells Aged Cells that are
set back to their embryonic state.
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