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stem cell [ENGLISH]

Undifferentiated cell of multicellular organisms with the ability to carry out both self-renewal and asymmetric cell division, and to provide cells that can differentiate into other cell types.

stamcell [SWEDISH]

Stamceller är omogna ursprungsceller, som har förmågan att utveckla sig till ett stort antal olika specialiserade celler. De kan även dela sig och på så sätt bilda flera stamceller. När befruktningen sker, och spermien och ägget möts, så uppstår en enda stamcell, som sedan genom delning bildar hela människokroppen.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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