How is the mouse germ-cell lineage established?
Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2005
Volume 73, Issue 9-10, pages 435–437, December 2005
How to Cite
McLaren, A. and Lawson, K. A. (2005), How is the mouse germ-cell lineage established?. Differentiation, 73: 435–437. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-0436.2005.00049.x
- Issue online: 13 DEC 2005
- Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2005
- Received September 6, 2005; accepted in revised form September 29, 2005
- mouse primordial germ cells;
Abstract Six cells have been detected in the early mouse embryo that express the transcriptional repressor Blimp1—as also do all the 40 or so cells that constitute the founder germ cell pool a day later. Are these half-dozen cells the ancestors of the entire mouse germ cell lineage?