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multipotent

(mŭl-tĭp′ə-tənt)
adj.
Relating to a stem cell that is capable of differentiating into a limited number of specialized cell types.

mul·tip′o·ten·cy (-tən-sē) n.

multipotent

adjective Referring to a cell or tissue able to form several different kinds of cells or tissues.

multipotent

(mŭl-tĭp′ă-tĕnt)
Of stem cells, having the ability to differentiate into several types of specialized cells.
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Which is why we looked for a way to mark multipotent stromal cells in the living organism.
Through Histogen's technology process, which mimics the embryonic environment including conditions of low oxygen and suspension, cells are triggered to become multipotent, and naturally produce these proteins associated with skin renewal.
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The patent covers the administration of non-embryonic, multipotent stem cells derived from bone marrow as well as other tissue sources and applies to single or repeated dosing over a broad dose range in context of HSCT-based treatment.
Multipotent stem cells can produce only cells of a closely related family of cells e.
Verfaillie and her team have found in human bone marrow a kind of adult stem cell that they call multipotent adult progenitor cells.
In culture, oligodendrocyte precursor cells, which normally give rise to just oligodendrocytes, can be converted to multipotent stem cells that will differentiate into all three neural cell types-neurons, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes.
There are various types of stem cell:- progenitor stem cells: those whose terminally-differentiated progeny consist of a single cell type only;- multipotent stem cells: those which can give rise to several terminally-differentiated cell types constituting a specific tissue or organ;- pluripotent stem cells: those able to give rise to all different cell types in vitro.
This disparate list of biological agents, which at first seems to contain substances not previously conceived as potential offensive biological weapons agents, on closer inspection reveals a rationale based on the possession of a multipotent arsenal having lethal, incapacitating, oncogenic, ethnic, economic, terror, and variable time-onset capabilities.
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Study lead author, hematologist John Pimanda, said the new technique, which reprograms bone and fat cells into induced multipotent stem cells (iMS), was successfully demonstrated in mice.