progenitor


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pro·gen·i·tor

(prō-jen'i-tŏr, -tōr),
A precursor, ancestor; one who begets.
[L.]

progenitor

(prō-jĕn′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. A direct ancestor.
2. An originator of a line of descent; a precursor.

progenitor

[-jen′itər]
Etymology: Gk, pro + genein
1 a parent or ancestor.
2 someone or something that begets or creates.

pro·gen·i·tor

(prō-jen'i-tŏr)
A precursor, ancestor; one who begets.
[L.]

progenitor

ancestor, including parent.

progenitor cell
stem cells.
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To determine the role of the transcription factor Mesp1 in regulating the cardiovascular differentiation program and the heterogeneity of early cardiovascular progenitors, they also performed single cell molecular profiling of these early progenitors in a Mesp1 deficient context.
The researchers analyzed mast cells and their progenitors in blood from patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, a disease of the blood.
The company's precise and controlled approach transiently causes Lgr5+ progenitor cells to divide and differentiate, much like what is seen in naturally regenerating tissues such as the skin and intestine.
Progenitor cells come from stem cells and serve many functions in repairing and maintaining tissues throughout our bodies.
In those cases, the NPCs often matured into adult kidney cells in a manner of days, leaving no steady population of progenitor cells to study.
The titanium's uneven distribution might point to sloshing within the progenitor star before it went supernova.
According to the new Services Agreement, Progenitor Cell Therapy will produce clinical supplies of ICT-140, a dendritic cell vaccine targeting seven ovarian cancer antigens, using process improvements.
The team thinks that their observations are consistent with the progenitor having been a Wolf Rayet star.
The researchers, whose findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, say the next step will be to study stem and progenitor cell populations in other types of hair loss.
The deal has already received support from the owners of above 50% in both NeoStem and Progenitor Cell Therapy.
4 Pearl Court was ultimately the best altemative, because the building's flexibility enabled Progenitor Cell Therapy to purchase three of the four available units within the building.
A one-time measurement of the number of circulating endothelial progenitor cells can predict cardiovascular events and mortality, independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, reported Nikos Werner, M.