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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors as a Developmental Disease: Vulnerabilities in Primordial Germ Cells
An emerging field in molecular biology is to investigate the potential role of miRNAs in regulating the pluripotency of stem and germ cells such as embryonic stem cells (ESCs), induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), and primordial germ cells (PGCs).
(2002) Allele-specific expression of imprinted genes in mouse migratory primordial germ cells. Mech.
The primordial germ cells in early mouse embryos; light and electron microscopic studies.
BMP signaling mediated by ALK2 in the visceral endoderm is necessary for the generation of primordial germ cells in the mouse embryo.
(4) During the embryonic period, primordial germ cells originate external to the embryo within the yolk sac wall between four and six weeks of gestation, and migrate to the germinal ridges where they continue to undergo mitosis.
Approximately 95% of primary testicular tumors arise from embryonic germ cells, either primordial germ cells (PGCs) or gonocytes, and, as such, are more appropriately referred to as testicular GCTs.
Derivation of pluripotent stem cells from cultured human primordial germ cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1998 Nov;95(23):13726-13731.
As Winikoff writes, "It has never been behaviorally, biologically or pragmatically sensible to try and promote contraception by segregating abortion." Reproduction is a seamless sequence of biological events, from the primordial germ cells set aside early in embryonic development to the birth of a baby.
The origin of placental teratoma is obscure but germ cell theory is widely accepted2 According to this theory in the early stages of embryogenesis the primitive gut evaginates into the umbilical cord during which time primordial germ cells from the primitive gut migrate through the gut wall and are deposited in the connective tissue of the cord and eventually pass into connective tissue between amnion and fetal surface of