germ cell

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Synonyms for germ cell

a spermatozoon or an ovum

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Co-culture with Sustentacular cells, gonadal stromal cells, Vero cells and enriched medium with Retinoic acid and testicular extraction are investigated as culture systems that can increase expression of male germ cell markers (Drusenheimer et al.
To compare the results of the various conventional IHC stains used as markers in ovarian germ cell tumours.
111: A single-arm trial evaluating one cycle of BEP as adjuvant chemotherapy in high-risk, stage 1 non-seminomatous or combined germ cell tumours of the testis (NSGCTT).
A retrospective, multi-institutional review was performed to identify cases of testicular germ cell tumors that contained LVI within the spermatic cord without soft tissue invasion of the cord (n = 44).
Of 115 cases of testicular tumors, the germ cell tumors [101 (87.
In conclusion, the present study showed that removal of SSCs would lead to increase in gene expression of GDNF and FGF2 and decrease in gene expression of KITLG, implicating that absence or decrease in the number of SSCs alter the behavior of niche cells toward stimulation of self-renewal and abrogation of differentiation, probably in order to restore germ cell population.
Dysgerminomas are the most common malignant germ cell neoplasms, accounting for about one-third of cases.
Ovarian germ cell tumors occur at a relatively early stage; stage I (75%) and only few cases occur at stage IV (5%) (3).
Several studies have reported the successful generation of germ cells from stem cells, but they did not fully evaluate the functionality of the germ cells or provide proof for all key hallmarks of meiosis.
They usually occur in the middle of the body, which is the route of germ cell migration during embryogenesis; their migration can be misplaced en route to their appropriate organs, leading to the development of tumors later in life [5].
He has been followed up for one year with no recurrence and no elevation of serum germ cell tumor markers.
This observation of immature germ cell distribution and migration provides useful information for the control of gametogenesis and about pearl quality.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Germ Cell Tumors - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Germ Cell Tumors's therapeutic pipeline.
A positive PET-CT is a strong, but not definitive argument for biopsy or resection of lymph nodes or other lesions which remain clinically identifiable after first-line chemotherapy for testicular germ cell tumors (GCT).
USPRwire, Wed Mar 25 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Germ Cell Tumors - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Germ Cell Tumors's therapeutic pipeline.