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Synonyms for cell

any small compartment

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a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

small room in which a monk or nun lives

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Scheel et al., "Normal and neoplastic nonstem cells can spontaneously convert to a stem-like state," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
More specifically, it seems that all clonal populations--including normal, preneoplastic, and frankly neoplastic cells--contain their own complements of stem cells and nonstem cells. Hence, there are 2 dimensions of intratumoral heterogeneity that define the organization of most naturally arising tumors.
In every case, the team found that the stem cells bound remarkably well to the beads, while the cells that washed past were almost all nonstem cells; this meant that both cell types could be collected separately for use in research or in treatments.
Unipotent stem cells can produce only one cell type but have the property of self renewal which distinguishes them from nonstem cells.
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