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  • n. Plural form of parthenote.


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  • Further, other stem cell sources might enable us to achieve the same aims as cloning, including adult stem cells, embryonic stem cell banks with defined major histocompatibility complex backgrounds, blastocysts with diseases identified through preimplantation genetic diagnosis, entities with a lower or undetermined status (e.g., hybrids and parthenotes), or genetically manipulated embryonic stem cells to reduce or actively combat immune rejection.


  • Using a currently experimental technique, these oocytes can be matured, frozen and thawed and used to produce parthenotes that may be instrumental for the study and derivation of parthenogenetic stem cells.



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