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germ cells

Sexual reproductive cells. See OVA and SPERMATOZOA.
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These tumours typically occur in the ovaries or testicles because this is where germ cells are - however, germ cells can sometimes be left behind in other parts of the body during a baby's development in the womb.
In the embryonic gonadal ridges, TUNEL-positive germ cells were detected (figure 3A).
Testicular germ cell tumors (TGCTs) have an incidence of up to 10.5 in 100,000 men and are the most common solid tumors affecting the young male population (1).
The H3K4me3 ChIP-Seq data of chicken follicular mesenchymal cells and male germ cells were acquired, and we also included H3K27me3 ChIP-Seq data of chicken germ cells to demonstrate the effect of bivalent H3K4me3/H3K27me3 on gene transcription.
We performed a literature search of the PubMed/Medline database and meeting libraries of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium for publications with the terms "testicular germ cell tumors," "immunity," "immune," "immunotherapy," "tumor infiltrating lymphocytes," "TIL," "inflammation," "cytokines," "check-point." Combinations of these key words were used for comprehensive search as outlined in Figure 1.
Primary intracranial germ cell tumors are neoplasms that predominantly occur within the pediatric population and account for 0-4-3.4% of primary intracranial tumors [7].
The use of immunohistochemical stains is imperative in the diagnosis of germ cell tumours.
Germ cell tumours (GCTs) have the potential to differentiate into many directions [1,2].
elegans in which the action of FOLR-1 is required to promote germ cell tumors that may be similar to the way folate receptors promote the progression of certain cancers in humans.
Testicular tumors are divided into two categories: germ cell tumors and nongerm cell tumors derived from stroma and sex cord commonly known as sex cord-stromal tumors.