unipotency

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unipotency

/uni·po·ten·cy/ (-po´ten-se) the ability of a part to develop in one manner only, or of a cell to develop into only one type of cell.unip´otentunipoten´tial
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We will define the mechanisms that regulate the switch from multipotent to unipotent cell fate during development of glandular epithelia.
Unipotent cells differentiate into only one cell type and exhibit little or no capacity for self-renewal.