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  • n. Plural form of explant.


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  • By forming small wounds in "explants" of the stem cell tissue, scientists are able to stimulate large cell masses known as calluses, which contain the "unprogrammed" and undifferentiated cells of the plant. Press Releases

  • When I cultured these blastocysts as explants in tissue culture, using a medium that had been honed for optimum cloning efficiency of both mouse and human EC cells, I immediately noted an outgrowth of EC-like cells.

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  • Shoot tip explants from standing trees were treated with benzyl aminopurine, kinetin and casein hydrolysate to promote shoot proliferation.

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  • The primary goals of the in vitro propagation of vegetable crops include production of large numbers of plantlets from species in which plant development from seed is difficult, clonal propagation of a large number of genetically identical plantlets, production of virus-free materials, crop improvement through various techniques of genetic modification, enhanced axillary branching using stem tips and lateral buds as the explants, an adventitious shoot formation.

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  • Once the explants are established and axillary bud development enhanced, the cultures can be subcultured for many generations, resulting in increased shoot formation.

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  • Through tissue culture, rattan explants can also be used.

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  • The reports include information about confirmed malfunctions, total number of explants, and total number of devices used. rss feed

  • Porcine cartilage explants were co-cultured with recombinant human IL-1beta and each tested substance for 3 days.

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  • In cartilage explants treated with IL-1beta, GlcN-S had the highest chondroprotective activity of all four chemicals as shown by the inhibition of HA, s-GAG and MMP-2 released from cartilage.

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  • Experimental approaches include whole animal models, in vitro cell culture, and ex vivo tissue explants.

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