Germ Cells Are Forever

@article{Cinalli2008GermCA,
  title={Germ Cells Are Forever},
  author={Ryan M. Cinalli and Prashanth Rangan and Ruth Lehmann},
  journal={Cell},
  year={2008},
  volume={132},
  pages={559-562}
}
Germ cells are the only cell type capable of generating an entirely new organism. In order to execute germline-specific functions and to retain the capacity for totipotency, germ cells repress somatic differentiation, interact with a specialized microenvironment, and use germline-specific networks of RNA regulation. 

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