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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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Jang et al., "SIRT1 directly regulates SOX2 to maintain self-renewal and multipotency in bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells," Stem Cells, vol.
Couto et al., "PiK3CAH1047R induces multipotency and multi-lineage mammary tumours," Nature, vol.
Finally, we have discovered that triggering of selective mitophagy may serve as a rescue mechanism that allows [ASC.sub.EMS] to maintain multipotency and survive in an unfavorable, proinflammatory microenvironment of adipose tissue.
Then, two clonal human PDL cell lines with multipotency were isolated via limiting dilution.
FGF signaling can inhibit BMP signaling, maintain multipotency of hair follicle stem cells and promote the long-term hair follicle stem cell proliferation ability [28].
Donor variation and loss of multipotency during in vitro expansion of human mesenchymal stem cells for bone tissue engineering.
Time-lapse experiments indicated that ADSC osteogenic and adipogenic abilities increased significantly, up to 69% compared to their relevant controls, indicating their multipotency.
Repression of DNA methylation by inhibiting DNMTs preserves the pluripotency of ESCs, while active DNMTs (such as DNMT1) induce the transition from pluripotency to multipotency [14, 15].
Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) have an ability to multipotency and self-renewing.
Weihs et al., "In vitro extracorporeal shock wave treatment enhances stemness and preserves multipotency of rat and human adipose-derived stem cells," Cytotherapy, vol.
In mice, an extraordinary branch is demonstrated by expression of GnT-V (the corresponding gene is Mgat5) in neural progenitor cells that have a self-renewal ability and multipotency (77).
DPSC are characterized by multipotency, as they are able to differentiate into osteoblasts, endothelial cells, and nerve cells [7-9].