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redifferentiate

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To differentiate a differential or differential coefficient.

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  • verb To differentiate again

Etymologies

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re- +‎ differentiate

Examples

  • Invading cells differentiate into arteries and capillaries; cells on the surface redifferentiate into veins.

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  • In a practical example, this is significant because now scientists could take a skin cell, chemically revert it back into an ectodermal stem cell, convert it into a mesodermal stem cell, then redifferentiate it into a blood precursor to treat blood diseases.

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  • The newt lens is a classical case of regeneration by transdifferentiation, in which adult cells revert to a stem cell-like state, then redifferentiate into another type of adult cell.

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