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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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The rarity of adult stem cells relative to their differentiated daughter cells has, however, made them historically difficult to study.
It also determines which of two daughter cells remains a stem cell and which will become a progenitor cell to replace or repair damaged tissue.
To multiply and generate new tissues, stem cells divide into two daughter cells, which are not necessarily identical: the daughter cells can differentiate to produce various cell types that are essential to proper tissue function, a process known as cell diversification.
But each time a stem cell divides, only one daughter cell matures into a specific cell type.
They are "telling" the stem cell when to produce more stem cells or when to produce daughter cells that will be the workhorses for that tissue or organ.
Washington, July 6 ( ANI ): During the process of mammalian cell division, or mitosis, a mother cell divides equally into two daughter cells, according to conventional biology.
Her strategy relies on proteins produced in a daughter cell when it buds off from its mother cell.
We found that stem cells segregate their old mitochondria to the daughter cell that will differentiate, whereas the new stem cell will receive only young mitochondria," said Pekka Katajisto at BI.
Thus, each daughter cell would begin life no more or less worn out than the mother had been.
Centromeres are key structural features of chromosomes that are necessary for the movement of chromosomes when cells divide, a function that ensures normal distribution of all genetic material to each daughter cell.
Such a structure hinted at the solution to another major riddle of biology: how a dividing cell copies its DNA so each daughter cell gets identical genetic information.
The research team have also found that, under normal conditions, vesicles or tiny bubbles containing the Notch activating protein Delta travel to the top of the daughter cell to a structure rich in actin.