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neuroblast

 [noor´o-blast]
an embryonic cell from which nervous tissue is formed.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

neu·ro·blast

(nū'rō-blast),
An embryonic nerve cell.
[neuro- + G. blastos, germ]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

neuroblast

(no͝or′ə-blăst′, nyo͝or′-)
n.
An embryonic cell from which a nerve cell develops.
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neu·ro·blast

(nūr'ō-blast)
An embryonic nerve cell.
[neuro- + G. blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

neuroblast

A cell in the embryo that gives rise to nerve cells.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

neuroblast

the cell that subsequently forms a neurone.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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In summary, the results of this study revealed that treatment with GLe resulted in significant increases of cell proliferation, neuroblast differentiation, and neuronal maturation as well as BDNF and TrkB expressions in the hippocampal DG of adult mice.
Likewise, at D14, there were no significant differences in neuroblast density between the three groups (18,287 [+ or -] 5037 [micro][m.sup.2]; 18,528 [+ or -] 9851 [micro][m.sup.2]; and 12,476 [+ or -] 5223 [micro][m.sup.2], resp.) nor in the migration distance of DCX+ cells toward the peri-infarct area (500.5 [+ or -] 145.3 [micro]m; 592.3 [+ or -] 135.9 [micro]m; and 526.1 [+ or -] 212.5 [micro]m, resp.) (N = 4- 5).
A single tumor may contain a wide range of cellular phenotypes characteristic of this transient embryonic structure, in particular neuroblasts, melanocytes, and nonneuronal cells such as Schwann, perineurial, or satellite cells.
Isl1-immunoreactive cell nuclei were mostly located towards the inner side of the retina where the GCL is forming but also in newly formed migratory neuroblasts still located in the NbL.
More sophisticated and less destructive methods were slowly developed and in 1942, Carlson studied embryonic neuroblasts of Chortophaga (Carlson 1942), perforating living cells with a microneedle to manipulate the spindle and associated chromosomes; he determined that the latter were mechanically attached to the spindle, which was a semisolid longitudinal structure, through their kinetochores from prophase through late anaphase.
New protoneurons, called neuroblasts, proliferate by dividing at the ventricular surfaces of the brain.
Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 plays a critical role in neuroblast migration after focal cerebral ischemia.
Dempsey, "Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 plays a critical role in neuroblast migration after focal cerebral ischemia," Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, vol.
Wang et al., "Activated neural stem cells contribute to stroke-induced neurogenesis and neuroblast migration toward the infarct boundary in adult rats," Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, vol.
Injection of K252a to the metformin-treated group significantly reversed the amelioration of the reduction of neuroblast differentiation induced by high-fat diet.
Chu et al., "Buyang Huanwu decoction promotes neuroblast migration from subventricular zone via inducing angiogenesis after ischemia," Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi, vol.