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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Petit, Chairman and CEO, said, "The study established that MiMedx PURION Processed dHACM is a biologically active scaffold that can recruit progenitor cells to a wound and thereby promote angiogenesis.
In particular, when naming products, companies are advised to use the term neural rather than neuronal, both in reference to stem cells and progenitor cells, in order to best position products within the marketplace.
The team thinks that their observations are consistent with the progenitor having been a Wolf Rayet star.
The investigators then used a choose set of interpretation aspects to turn back the molecular time just a little on these devoted myeloid cells, changing them into veins progenitors that easily engrafted and categorized when replanted into mice.
So they tested human glial progenitor cells in normal mouse brains.
Stem cells in the scalp normally develop into progenitor cells, which in turn give rise to new hair growth.
One of the often repeated reasons is the lack of progenitor cell populations capable of restoring the different tissues of the periodontium (1).
Endothelial progenitor cells help create and repair blood vessels by giving rise to endothelial cells (cells that line the blood vessels).
Progenitor Cell Therapy will occupy this space for its research and development needs and plans a fit-out to include a laboratory, clean room, cryogenic freezer storage and office space.
Aastrom's proprietary Tissue Repair Cells (TRCs), a mix of bone marrow-derived adult stem and progenitor cells for tissue regeneration, are manufactured in the AastromReplicell(R) System, an industry- unique automated cell production system.
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.
7,8) Jones and Corwin have proposed that a subpopulation of cells localized in the supporting cell layer in mammals may be progenitor cells that are responsible for limited hair cell regeneration in vestibular organs such as the utricle.