transdifferentiation
The change of one type of differentiated cell into another; metaplasia

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  • Transdifferentiation — in biology takes place when a non stem cell transforms into a different type of cell, or when an already differentiated stem cell creates cells outside its already established differentiation. Developmental biologist and biochemist David Tosh has …   Wikipedia

  • Transdifferentiation — Der Ausdruck Transdifferenzierung bezeichnet die Umwandlung von Zellen, die einem der drei Keimblätter angehören, zu Zellen eines anderen Keimblatts. Im Zuge der Differenzierung von Zellen ändert sich die Genexpression von Zellen dramatisch.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • transdifferentiation — Change of a cell or tissue from one differentiated state to another. Rare, and has mainly been observed with cultured cells. In newts the pigmented cells of the iris transdifferentiate to form lens cells if the existing lens is removed …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • transdifferentiation — trans·dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion (trans dif″ər en″she aґshən) the irreversible conversion of differentiated cells of one type to normal cells of another type …   Medical dictionary

  • transdifferentiation — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transdiferenciación — La transdiferenciación en biología tiene lugar cuando una célula que no es una célula madre se transforma en otro tipo diferente de célula, o cuando una célula madre ya diferenciada crea células fuera de su ruta de diferenciación ya establecida.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Adult stem cell — Adult stem cells are undifferentiated cells found throughout the body after embryonic development that divide to replenish dying cells and regenerate damaged tissues. Also known as somatic (from Greek Σωματικóς, of the body ) stem cells, they can …   Wikipedia

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  • Neuron — This article is about cells in the nervous system. For other uses, see Neuron (disambiguation). Brain cell redirects here. For other uses, see Glial cell. Neuron: Nerve Cell …   Wikipedia

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