Daughter Cell

  • (noun): A cell formed by the division or budding of another cell.
    Example: "Anthrax grows by dividing into two daughter cells that are generally identical"

Some articles on cells, cell, daughter cell:

NUMB (gene) - Numb in Drosophila - External Sensory Organ Development
... peripheral nervous system that consists of four cells a neuron, a sheath cell that surrounds the dendrite, and hair and socket cells, which are considered the “outer” support cells ... All four cell fates are descendants of the sensory organ precursor (SOP) cell ... divide into two secondary precursor cells ...
Asymmetric Cell Division - Asymmetric Division in Development
... Animals are made up of a vast number of distinct cell types ... development, the zygote undergoes many cell divisions that give rise to various cell types, including embryonic stem cells ... Asymmetric divisions of these embryonic cells gives rise to one cell of the same potency (self-renewal), and another that maybe of the same potency or stimulated to further differentiate into specialized ...
Diatoms - Life-cycle
... Reproduction among these organisms is primarily asexual by binary fission, with each daughter cell receiving one of the parent cell's two frustules (or theca) ... This is used by each daughter cell as the larger frustule (or epitheca) into which a second, small frustule (or hypotheca) is constructed ... This form of division results in a size reduction of the daughter cell that received the smaller frustule from the parent and therefore the average cell size of a ...

Famous quotes containing the words cell and/or daughter:

    Why inspire in us a horror of our being?... To look upon the universe as a prison cell and all men as criminals about to be executed is the idea of a fanatic.
    Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694–1778)

    In the woods of Powhatan,
    Still ‘tis told by Indian fires
    How a daughter of their sires
    Saved a captive Englishman.
    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)