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Germ Cells

Known as: Gamete, Cells, Germ-Line, Haploid nucleated cell 
Gametes, also known as sex cells or germ cells, are the cells that come together during fertilization or conception in organisms that reproduce… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Metallothioneins (MTs) are small cysteine-rich proteins that play important roles in metal homeostasis and protection against… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The generation of properly functioning gametes in vitro requires reconstitution of the multistepped pathway of germ cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Epigenetic reprogramming including demethylation of DNA occurs in mammalian primordial germ cells (PGCs) and in early embryos… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Piwi proteins specify an animal-specific subclass of the Argonaute family that, in vertebrates, is specifically expressed in germ… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Germ cells in the mouse embryo can develop as oocytes or spermatogonia, depending on molecular cues that have not been identified… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Germ cell fate in mice is induced in pluripotent epiblast cells in response to signals from extraembryonic tissues. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mammalian genomes employ heritable cytosine methylation in the long-term silencing of retrotransposons and genes subject to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Adult germline stem cells are capable of self-renewal, tissue regeneration and production of large numbers of differentiated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Genome-wide epigenetic reprogramming in mammalian germ cells, zygote and early embryos, plays a crucial role in regulating genome… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In many organisms the allocation of primordial germ cells (PGCs) is determined by the inheritance of maternal factors deposited… Expand
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