redifferentiation


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re·dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion

(rē-dif'ĕr-en'shē-ā'shŭn),
The return to a fully specialized condition for the performance of a particular function after a period of nonspecific activity.

redifferentiation

(rē′dĭf-ə-rĕn′shē-ā′shən)
n. Biology
A process by which a group of once differentiated cells return to their original specialized form.

redifferentiation

(rē″dĭf-ĕr-ĕn″shē-ā′shŭn)
The respecialization of dedifferentiated cells, as occurs in the regeneration of an amphibian limb.
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Tissue reorganizing events, such as: (a) parenchyma homogenization; (b) occurrence of hyperplasia; (c) occurrence of cell hypertrophy or hypotrophy; (d) increment in the density of trichomes/emergences; (e) redifferentiation of a nutritive tissue and/or a storage tissue; (f) redifferentiation of a mechanical layer; (g) hypertrophy of vascular bundles; and (h) neoformation (or redifferentiation) of specialized structures are discussed in the following sections.
Enhancing their stem cell features may induce their capacity for self-renewal until redifferentiation is initiated.
Redifferentiation therapy with retinoids: therapeutic option for advanced follicular and papillary thyroid carcinoma.
The results may be helpful in artificial inducing of dedifferentiation and redifferentiation of differentiated oocytes.
Moreover, clinical applications require subsequent redifferentiation into a specific cell type, and undifferentiated iPSCs maybecome tumorigenic by incomplete differentiation of iPSCs.
In the last 10 years about ninety chalcones with antitumor activities were reported [1] through induction of apoptosis, cell signal transduction, redifferentiation, and induction of apoptosis under hypoxia [1, 21, 22, 47].
Chameettachal et al., "Enhanced redifferentiation of chondrocytes on microperiodic silk/gelatin scaffolds: toward tailor-made tissue engineering," Biomacromolecules, vol.
Redifferentiation of tissues from ATC upon the reintroduction of wild type p53 and the restoration of cellular responsiveness to physiologic stimuli, such as thyroid stimulating hormone and reexpression of thyroid peroxidase [38, 52], strongly support this hypothesis.
Ueda et al., "Redifferentiation of smooth muscle cells after coronary angioplasty determined via myosin heavy chain expression," Circulation, vol.
Here, to attribute the redifferentiation and aggressiveness reduction responsible for therapeutic role of VPA in thyroid carcinoma cell lines, we treated ATC (8305C) and PTC (BCPAP) cell lines with various doses of VPA and monitored the responses by means of cell proliferation, N: C ratio and morphological analysis, adherent-dependent colony formation assay, quantitative RT-PCR, and Hoechst 33342 staining.
Kim, "Antiproliferation and redifferentiation in thyroid cancer cell lines by polyphenol phytochemicals," Journal of KoreanMedical Science, vol.
(2010), reported the optimum concentrations of naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) and 6-benzyladenine (BA) to stimulate callus growth and the optimum concentrations of NAA; kinetin and AgN[O.sub.3] for callus redifferentiation in Dianthus caryophyllus L.