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|NeuroLex ID||Precursor Cell|
Usually a precursor cell is a stem cell which has the capacity to differentiate into only one cell types. Sometimes precursor cell is used as an alternative term for unipotent stem cells.
A blastoma is a type of cancer created by malignancies of precursor cells.
In embryology, precursor cells are a group of cells that differentiate later into one organ.
- Oligodendrocyte precursor cell
- Bone marrow precursor cells
- Angioblast (endothelial precursor cells)
- Myeloid precursor cells
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