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Glossary Term Embryonic Stem (ES) Cells
Definition Undifferentiated cells derived from blastocyst-stage embryos. ES cells can differentiate in culture to a number of different cell types. When incorporated into chimeric mouse embryos, they are totipotent: they can differentiate into any cell type in the mouse.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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last database update
08/26/2014
MGI 5.19
The Jackson Laboratory