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an undifferentiated embryonic cell

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In such Member States the in vitro blastocyte would not be an embryo, and the taking of pluripotent HeS from the blastocyte would not, therefore, result in the destruction of an embryo or its use as a base material.
Expert contributors discuss such topics as pregnancy proteins as markers for preeclampsia, pregnancy in buffalo cows and the relationship between blastocyte hCG and endometrial hCG/LH receptors.
Jaros divided our class into boys and girls and in one week's time, five successive days beginning after lunch, I knew the textbook purpose of fallopian tubes, vas deferens, sperm, egg, blastocyte, embryo, and menstruation, but the sex act itself remained foggy.
If we compare our data to that from another deer such as the Cervus elaphus bactrianus that reaches the hatched blastocyte stage at 8 days (Peterson et al., 1997), we could conclude that the development of the first stages turned out to be very accelerated in the Pudu.
After fertilization occurs, the rapidly dividing cells of the blastocyte implant in the uterine wall.
He said the centre had recently introduced a technique - also in use at Aldridge - known as blastocyte culture.