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Somatic cells are any cells forming the body of an organism, as opposed to germline cells. In mammals, germline cells are the spermatozoa and ova which fuse during fertilization to produce a cell called a zygote, from which the entire mammalian embryo develops. Every other cell type in the mammalian body—apart from the sperm and ova, the cells from which...
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The term somatic refers to cells of the body, rather than gametes (eggs or sperm). In humans, somatic cells contain two copies of each chromosome (diploid), whereas gametes only contain one copy of each chromosome (haploid). Although all somatic cells of an individual are genetically identical in principle, they evolve a variety of tissue-specific...
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Definition and other additional information on Somatic cells from Biology-Online.org dictionary. ... Our somatic cells keep mutating all the time, etc... I ...
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Easy-to-use, talking glossary of genetic terms, produced by the National Human Genome Research Institute. ... of Cancer Genetics, defines somatic cells. ...
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Somatic Cell Function ... Somatic cells are equipped with a variety of tools to accomplish this task. ... Somatic cells, after contacting the bacteria, tend to ...
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Somatic cell summary with 3 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... Get Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (Advances ...
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somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a laboratory technique for creating a ... into the egg, the somatic cell nucleus is reprogrammed. Reprogramming ...
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calves by using differentiated somatic cells (1.– 3). In the cloning technique used to produce ... the nuclear DNA from her somatic cell to an enucleated ...
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Developed by Baylor College of Medicine, BioEd Online provides up-to-date ... Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT): Dolly â€" The First True Clone (1997) ...
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Definition of somatic cell from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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Somatic stem cells serve two functions: ... Pluripotent Somatic Stem Cells ... The fact that somatic / adult stem cells exist throughout an individual's ...
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... somatic cells—specifically fibroblasts—into embryonic-like stem cells ... The others are somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), the technique used to clone ...
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programming of differentiated somatic cells towards ... gramming of somatic cells than by nuclear transfer and then ... reprogram somatic cells, like SCNT, ...
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Drosophila melanogaster Male Somatic Cells Feminized Solely by Tra^sup F&#94 ... Analytical Instrument quantifies somatic cells in milk.(Advanced Instruments ...
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