Flashcards in Stem Cells Deck (7)
What does the inner cell mass (ICM) differentiate into?
At what day(s) is the embryo then considered a blastocyst?
Can cells reverse to a pluripotent stem cell after differentiation?
Yes! Called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPs)
What do megakaryocytes produce?
How do megakaryocytes generate platelets?
SDF1 and FGF4 chemokines promote megakaryocyte adhesion
Endothelial cells are sinusoidal: Proplatelets are extended into the vasculature through gaps
Shear forces cause the distal tip of the proplatelet to bleb off into circulation -> fully realized platelet
The poorer a country is, the _____ likely people are to donate blood.