cytodifferentiation

cytodifferentiation

 [si″to-dif″er-en″she-a´shun]
the development of specialized structures and functions in embryonic cells.

cytodifferentiation

/cy·to·dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion/ (si″to-dif″ĕ-ren″she-a´shun) the development of specialized structures and functions in embryonic cells.

cytodifferentiation

[-dif′əren′shē·ā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, kytos + L, differentia, difference
1 a process by which embryonic cells acquire biochemical and morphological properties essential for specialization and diversification.
2 the total and gradual transformation from an undifferentiated to a fully differentiated state.

cytodifferentiation

the development of specialized structures and functions in embryonic cells.
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Acinic cell carcinoma is considered to occur due to neoplastic proliferation and aberrant cytodifferentiation of pluripotent reserve stem cells that is normally situated at the acinar intercalated duct junction and/or in the intercalated duct proper of salivary glands.
1980) Direct evidence for cytodifferentiation to tracheary elements without intervening mitosis in a culture of single cells isolated from the mesophyll of Zinnia elegans.
Thompson, "Expression of smooth muscle-specific a-isoactin in cultured vascular smooth muscle cells: relationship between growth and cytodifferentiation," Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
Urothelial injuries and the early wound healing response: Tight junctions and urothelial cytodifferentiation.
27,28) Occasionally, when there is a need to distinguish an adrenal cortical adenoma from another tumor, one can confirm the adrenal cortical origin by demonstrating positivity for universal markers of adrenal cortical cytodifferentiation, including steroidogenic factor-1, Melan-A (clone A103), calretinin, synaptophysin, and [alpha]-inhibin.
Cytodifferentiation of ovarian follicles during oocyte growth and maturation", In: G.
This is evident during the cytodifferentiation stage, in which several NOTCH receptors and some of their ligands show complementary expression patterns: Notch1 expression is limited to the intermediate layer, while Dll1 and Jag2 are expressed in the layer adjacent to the inner dental epithelium (figure 2).
It is Essential in initiation & cytodifferentiation.
The origin of clear cells also remains controversial; it might represent a degenerative process or it might be a feature of cytodifferentiation.
Keratinization, also termed as cornification, is a process of cytodifferentiation which the keratinocytes undergo when proceeding from their post germinative state (stratum basale) to finally differentiated, hardened cell filled with protein, constituting a structurally and functionally distinct keratin containing surface layer such as stratum corneum.
Suppressive effects of nicotine on the cytodifferentiation of murine periodontal ligament cells.