cytodifferentiation

cytodifferentiation

 [si″to-dif″er-en″she-a´shun]
the development of specialized structures and functions in embryonic cells.

cytodifferentiation

/cy·to·dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion/ (si″to-dif″ĕ-ren″she-a´shun) the development of specialized structures and functions in embryonic cells.

cytodifferentiation

[-dif′əren′shē·ā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, kytos + L, differentia, difference
1 a process by which embryonic cells acquire biochemical and morphological properties essential for specialization and diversification.
2 the total and gradual transformation from an undifferentiated to a fully differentiated state.

cytodifferentiation

the development of specialized structures and functions in embryonic cells.
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Urothelial injuries and the early wound healing response: Tight junctions and urothelial cytodifferentiation.
The origin of clear cells also remains controversial; it might represent a degenerative process or it might be a feature of cytodifferentiation.
Uroplakin is a group of transmembrane proteins that are widely regarded as urothelium-specific markers of terminal urothelial cytodifferentiation.
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1990): growth, epithelial branching morphogenesis, and epithelial cytodifferentiation.
Chapter 12, on the induction of cytodifferentiation by retinoids as a cancer therapy, covers a very complicated area.
In the family of glycoprotein-producing adenomas, there has been some controversy concerning the diagnosis of gonadotroph adenomas without ultrastructural confirmation of cytodifferentiation.
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Formation of the dorsal and ventral bud, subsequent branching morphogenesis, and cytodifferentiation in specialized endocrine and exocrine cells is governed by a transcriptional machinery in which activation and repression of specific transcription factors dictate an orderly organogenesis.
We have demonstrated previously that WNT genes direct the proper cytodifferentiation and overall development of the Mullerianderived female reproductive tract.
5-9,15) MUC4 expression in many tumors exhibits strong associations with cytodifferentiation patterns that often reflect patterns of developmental mucin expression.
The developmental events occurring during this postnatal period are the same events that begin before birth and include cytodifferentiation of epithelial and interstitial cell populations, morphogenesis and reorganization of the gas exchange area, and the development of the respiratory mucosal immune system.