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unipotent

 [u-nip´o-tent] (unipotential [u″nĭ-po-ten´shal]) having only one power, as giving rise to cells of one order only.

u·ni·po·tent

(yū'ni-pō'tĕnt),
Referring to those cells that produce a single type of daughter cell; for example, a unipotent stem cell. Compare: pluripotent cells.

unipotent

(yo͞o-nĭp′ə-tənt)
adj.
Capable of developing into only one type of cell or tissue.
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Stem Cells Based on Their Cell Potency and Differentiation Classified into Unipotent Cells, Multipotent Cells, Pluripotent Cells and Totipotent Cells
By analyzing the early steps of breast cancer formation, researchers previously demonstrated that the expression of one of the most frequently mutated genes in patients with breast cancers reactivates a multipotent program in adult unipotent stem cells.
Pudney et al., "The monoclonal antibody 97A6 defines a novel surface antigen expressed on human basophils and their multipotent and unipotent progenitors," Blood, vol.
SSCs are male germline stem cells with indefinite self-renewal ability (Hofmann, 2008; Luo et al., 2009; Kanatsu-Shinohara and Shinohara, 2013) and are unipotent with respect to their differentiating into sperm through spermatogenesis in seminiferous tubule in the testis (Aponte et al., 2005; Luo et al., 2009; Lee et al., 2013).
PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, is a treatment that naturally uses your own blood cells to activate unipotent stem cells in the skin.
These unipotent adult cells can only be grown into skin cells and are covered in current consent protocols.
Multipotent cells are capable of differentiating into a group of related cell types and unipotent cells can produce only one type of cells [3,4].
Sperrnatogonial stem cells are unipotent adult stem cells responsible for maintenance of the fertility throughout the entire life of the males.
Then there exist a natural number K, depending only on the dimension of X and n, and holomorphic mappings [G.sub.1], ..., [G.sub.k]: X [right arrow] [C.sup.m(m-1)/2] such that f can be written as a product of upper and lower diagonal unipotent matrices
For q a power of a prime, let [UT.sub.n] ([F.sub.q]) denote the group of unipotent n x n upper triangular matrices over the q element field [F.sub.q].
It is also possible to reprogramme normal "unipotent" somatic cells into pluripotent stem cells, through the introduction of four genes into the somatic cells.