Dependent differentiation | definition of dependent differentiation by Medical dictionary
dependent differentiation the differentiation of embryonic tissue initiated from other tissue by ORGANIZERS. For example, the eye lens on a frog develops under the influence of organizers from the optic cup. See CELL DIFFERENTIATION.
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In contrast to the osteogenic differentiation, as each of the donors differentiated using protocol 2, we did not detect donor variations for adipogenic differentiation but a strong medium dependent differentiation