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Descriptor English: Totipotent Stem Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Madre Totipotentes
Descriptor Portuguese: Células-Tronco Totipotentes
Descriptor French: Cellules souches totipotentes
Entry term(s): Cell, Totipotent Stem
Cells, Totipotent Stem
Stem Cell, Totipotent
Stem Cells, Totipotent
Totipotent Stem Cell
Tree number(s): A11.872.870
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D039901
Scope note: Single cells that have the potential to form an entire organism. They have the capacity to specialize into extraembryonic membranes and tissues, the embryo, and all postembryonic tissues and organs. (Stem Cells: A Primer [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Institutes of Health (US); 2000 May [cited 2002 Apr 5]. Available from: http://www.nih.gov/news/stemcell/primer.htm)
Annotation: MULTIPOTENT STEM CELLS and PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS are also available
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
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36531
Unique ID: D039901
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Totipotent Stem Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0419811
Scope note Single cells that have the potential to form an entire organism. They have the capacity to specialize into extraembryonic membranes and tissues, the embryo, and all postembryonic tissues and organs. (Stem Cells: A Primer [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Institutes of Health (US); 2000 May [cited 2002 Apr 5]. Available from: http://www.nih.gov/news/stemcell/primer.htm)
Preferred term Totipotent Stem Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Totipotent Stem
Cells, Totipotent Stem
Stem Cell, Totipotent
Stem Cells, Totipotent
Totipotent Stem Cell



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