germ line
noun Date: 1925 the cellular lineage of a sexually reproducing organism from which eggs and sperm are derived; also the genetic material contained in this cellular lineage which can be passed to the next generation

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  • germ line — germ line. См. зародышевая линия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • germ line — noun or germ track : the sequence of cells from zygote to functional germ cell : germ plasm * * * germ line noun (biology) The cells whose descendants give rise to the gametes • • • Main Entry: ↑germ * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Germ line — 1. The sequence of cells which develop into eggs and sperm. 2. Inherited material that comes from the eggs or sperm and is passed on to offspring. * * * germ line n the cellular lineage esp. of a sexually reproducing animal from which eggs and… …   Medical dictionary

  • germ line — noun Biology a series of germ cells each descended or developed from earlier cells in the series, regarded as continuing through successive generations of an organism …   English new terms dictionary

  • germ line — A lineage of cells which, during the development of an organism, are set aside as potential gamete forming tissues. The location, nature and time of formation of potential gamete forming tissues are species specific, and may vary greatly from one …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • germ-line therapy — germˈ line therapy noun A form of gene therapy that treats the reproductive cells of the body • • • Main Entry: ↑germ …   Useful english dictionary

  • germ line limited chromosomes — germ line limited chromosomes. = K chromosomes (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • germ line limited chromosomes — germ line limited chromosomes. См. К хромосомы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Germ line development — The cells that give rise to the gametes are often set aside during cleavage. During development, these cells will differientate into primordial germ cells, migrate to the location of the gonad, and form the germ line of the animal. Creation of… …   Wikipedia

  • germ-line transformation — Micro injection of foreign DNA into an early embryo, so that it becomes incorporated into the germ line of the individual, and thus stably inherited in subsequent generations of transgenic organisms. Typically, the DNA would be a reporter gene or …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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