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

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Caption: Figure 2: Example of cascades built with two daughter cells replacing each parent cell in each new generation, for [sigma] = 0.1 (a), 0.6 (b), and 0.9 (c) over the first four generations.
In telophase 2, a second division is completed giving rise to two gametes; that is, cells with half as many chromosomes as the original parent cell.
Of course, only one of the total number of alignments that could occur actually happens in each parent cell undergoing meiosis.
Because the original parent cell is replaced by the two new daughter cells, this approach ensures that stem cells will not be depleted during periods of development or healing.
If cancer cells at more than one metastatic site carry a common set of nonrandom genetic defects, it is likely that these cells are derived from a single parent cell, says Bova.
Eventually, he says, only a "gossamer" neck connected a vacuole to its parent cell.
The estimates were resolved into 2m (E) x 10m (N) x 10m (RL) parent cells for Filly SW and 2m (E) x 5m (N) x 5m (RL) parent cells for Palomino, both of which had been sub-celled at the domain boundaries for accurate domain volume representation.
Mutation detection in parent cells showed the heterozygote status of this mutation.
[CD34.sup.high]-enriched, [CD34.sup.low]-expressing, and parent cells were trypsinized, filtered with 70 [micro]m cell strainer, counted, and plated in the 6-well plate (2 x 103 cells/well).
And the new neurons may get helpful heirlooms from their parent cells, Jessberger says.