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Stem Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Stem Cells
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Scope Note
Relatively undifferentiated cells that retain the ability to divide and proliferate throughout postnatal life to provide progenitor cells that can differentiate into specialized cells.
Entry Term(s)
Colony-Forming Unit
Colony-Forming Units
Mother Cells
Progenitor Cells
Previous Indexing
Cell Differentiation (1966-1983)
Cell Line (1969-1983)
Cells, Cultured (1972-1983)
Colony-Forming Units Assay (1979-1983)
See Also
Cell Self Renewal
Stem Cell Research
Public MeSH Note
1984; for Oogonial Stem Cells see Adult Stem Cells 2014-2016
History Note
1984; for Oogonial Stem Cells use Adult Stem Cells 2014-2016
Entry Combination
transplantation:Stem Cell Transplantation
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Stem Cells Preferred
Colony-Forming Unit Broader
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