One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The rare natural transformation of cells other than stem cells into a different cell type.
- ‘We favor cytokine-and growth factor-dependent transdifferentiation of resident fibroblasts into myofibroblasts.’
- ‘Another possibility is to replace the missing function by causing transdifferentiation of existing cells.’
- ‘Histology, immunohistochemistry, and ultrastructure were highly suggestive of transdifferentiation from cardiac muscle to adipose tissue.’
- ‘A particularly interesting example of transdifferentiation, in which one cell type transdifferentiates into two different types in succession, is provided by jellyfish striated muscle.’
- ‘Further scrutiny has also thrown cold water on many of the transdifferentiation claims for other types of adult stem cells.’
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