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daugh·ter cell

one of the two or more cells formed in the division of a parent cell.
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daugh·ter cell

(daw'tĕr sel)
One of the two or more cells formed in the division of a parent cell.
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daughter cell

see CELL DIVISION.
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This rearrangement of organelles could be mediated through the dynamic filaments of cytoskeleton contraction towards the periphery in close proximity of cell membrane during M-phase and relaxation would bring back post-mitotically to the normal setting of organelles in daughter cells. Of note is the fact that chromosomes and the nuclear envelop seem to follow the distribution pattern of both ordered and stochastic modes.
Completely even splitting of proportion from parent to daughter cells would produce a cascade of ideally monofractal structure (i.e., the Cantor set), [w.sub.Orig] = 0.
To mimic an immune cell interaction, we treated HCC827 and their resistant daughter cell lines with IFN-gamma and measured PD-L1 expression.
When young brain stem cells split in two, they wall off damaged proteins in one daughter cell, leaving the other spry and ready to divide again, researchers report in the Sept.
This implies a previously unrecognized role for the prokaryotic cytoskeleton in which the cytoskeletal system participates in equipartition of the terminus regions of replicated chromosomes into daughter cells.
The second involves the asymmetric placement of daughter cells relative to external cues; we refer to these mechanisms as extrinsic' (Fig.
The lagging elements are included in the daughter cells, too, but a considerable proportion is transformed into one or several secondary nuclei, which are, as a rule, much smaller than the principal nucleus and are therefore called micronuclei.
"The 'mother' lymphocyte seems to divide into two daughter cells that are already different from birth," said Chang, "with one becoming an effector cell while its sister becomes a memory cell."
In the present study, our focus was on the spindle apparatus, a structure responsible for the segregation of chromosomes between daughter cells. The spindle apparatus is formed by self-organization, through molecular-motor assisted assemblage and orientation of fibrous polymers called microtubules.
Is there any difference other than size between two diatom daughter cells, and if so, which daughter cell does better?
Using insights gained from studying two much rarer disorders, Down Syndrome and Niemann Pick-C disease, researchers at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the Department of Neurology of the University of Colorado School of Medicine found that cholesterol wreaks havoc on the orderly process of cell division, leading to defective daughter cells throughout the body.
Some scientists have hypothesized that during development, when DNA is copied from mother to daughter cells, there could be deletions, duplications and changes in the sequence of the DNA, and an entire group of genes could be affected.