asymmetric cell division

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asymmetric cell division

Cell division in which the daughter cells have differing quantities of cytoplasm.
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Recently, Cicalese et al [33] compared pattern of cell division between CSC and normal stem cells; and showed that both symmetrical and asymmetrical cell divisions occurred in CSC while asymmetrical cell division was associated only with normal stem cells; asymmetrical cell division would result in production of progenitor cells while symmetrical cell division would give rise to two daughter cells which may be responsible for populating the tumour [33].
The second book in this two-volume series on Wnt signaling molecules describes vertebrate and invertebrate models of study such as asymmetrical cell division in C.
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