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Descriptor English: Cell Differentiation
Descriptor Spanish: Diferenciación Celular
Descriptor diferenciación celular
Scope note: Restricción progresiva del potencial de desarrollo e incremento de la especialización de funciones, que conduce a la formación de células, tejidos y órganos especializados.
Descriptor Portuguese: Diferenciação Celular
Descriptor French: Différenciation cellulaire
Entry term(s): Cell Differentiations
Differentiation, Cell
Differentiations, Cell
Tree number(s): G04.152
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002454
Scope note: Progressive restriction of the developmental potential and increasing specialization of function that leads to the formation of specialized cells, tissues, and organs.
Annotation: not for micro-organisms; CELL DEDIFFERENTIATION and CELL TRANSDIFFERENTIATION are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
Entry Version: CELL DIFFER
Related: Antigens, Differentiation MeSH
Cell Lineage MeSH
DeCS ID: 2489
Unique ID: D002454
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/01/15
Cell Differentiation - Preferred
Concept UI M0003749
Scope note Progressive restriction of the developmental potential and increasing specialization of function that leads to the formation of specialized cells, tissues, and organs.
Preferred term Cell Differentiation
Entry term(s) Cell Differentiations
Differentiation, Cell
Differentiations, Cell



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