mcb-bio-50-week-3-terms

mcb-bio-50-week-3-terms - Types of cells • Stem cells •...

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Week 3 –Lecture Vocab, MCDB 50 – S09, K.Carameli, TA’s handout Terms Associated with Adult Stem Cells Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPS) Reprogramming Epigenetics vs. Genetics Ectopic vs. Endogeneous expression (HINT: Think positive feedback loop) Retrovirus/Lentivirus vs. Adenovirus What are the primary factors (proteins) used in iPS? Which factors are necessary for iPS development? Linked with efficiency of the iPS process?
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Unformatted text preview: Types of cells: • Stem cells • Progenitor cells • Precursor cells • Differentiated cells Which of these cells are pluripotent? Multipotent? Both? Understand the differences in (1) method and (2) general advantages/disadvantages of these strategies for acquiring pluripotent cells: • ESC • Nuclear Transfer (NT) • Induced Pluripotent Stem cells (iPS)...
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