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Descriptor in English: Stem Cells
Descriptor in Spanish: Células Madre
Descriptor in Portuguese: Células-Tronco
Descriptor in French: Cellules souches
Entry term(s): Cell, Mother
Cell, Progenitor
Cell, Stem
Cells, Mother
Cells, Progenitor
Cells, Stem
Colony Forming Unit
Colony Forming Units
Colony-Forming Unit
Colony-Forming Units
Mother Cell
Mother Cells
Progenitor Cell
Progenitor Cells
Stem Cell
Tree number(s): A11.872
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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 1984; for Oogonial Stem Cells use Adult Stem Cells 2014-2016
See also the descriptors: Cell Self Renewal MeSH
Stem Cell Research MeSH
DeCS UI: 13620
Descriptor UI: D013234
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/02/24
Revision Date: 2016/07/06
Stem Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0020472
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.
Preferred term Stem Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Mother
Cell, Progenitor
Cell, Stem
Cells, Mother
Cells, Progenitor
Cells, Stem
Mother Cell
Mother Cells
Progenitor Cell
Progenitor Cells
Stem Cell
Colony-Forming Unit - Broader
Concept UI M0020473
Preferred term Colony-Forming Unit
Entry term(s) Colony Forming Unit
Colony Forming Units
Colony-Forming Units



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