endodermal cells


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en·do·der·mal cells

(en'dō-dĕr'măl selz)
Embryonic cells forming the umbilical vesicle (yolk sac) and giving rise to the epithelium of the alimentary and respiratory tracts and to the parenchyma of associated glands.
Synonym(s): entodermal cell.
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Importantly, it has been reported that GSO1/SGN3 is expressed in root endodermal cells and its loss-of-function mutations result in the formation of a repeatedly interrupted, discontinuous Casparian strip.
The endodermal cells and mesodermal cells located in the vegetal half of embryos invaginate into the animal region to form the gut.
Whether water and mineral ions move apoplastically (between cells) or symplastically, everything entering the vascular tissue must pass through the cell membranes of the endodermal cells.
It is hoped they can be turned safely into liver and pancreas cells, known as endodermal cells, which can help the body produce the insulin many diabetics lack.
It turns out that the gene regulates the formation of a certain type of embryonic cell, called endodermal cells, which in turn help direct the development of other tissue involved in facial development.
Lingual foregut duplication cysts are believed to arise from endodermal cells that become trapped during the fusion of the lateral lingual swelling (distal tongue bud) and the tuberculum impar (median tongue bud) in the 3- to 4-mm embryo.
The main difference between aluminum includers and excluders is suggested to be the permeability of the endodermal cells to [Al.
12) Either developmental rests or differentiation of multipotent endodermal cells can lead to the development of ciliated cysts.
Each can induce endodermal cells to become pancreatic, says Melton.
1985; Boring 1989), ectodermal cells induce one of four equivalent presumptive endodermal cells to deviate from the original endodermal fate and to produce the mesodermal stem cell from which the two mesodermal bands arise.