Definition for "Cytoplasmic determinant"

Cytoplasmic determinant - (Noun)

biology A substance, present in an egg or blastomere, that determines the fate of those cells that inherit it during cleavage.
  • Consequently, in order to learn of a cytoplasmic determinant serving a specific hereditary function, one must detect it in a mutated form.
  • A cytoplasmic determinant for dorsal axis formation in an early embryo of Xenopus laevis.
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Cytoplasmic determinant - (General)

1. A substance, present in an egg or blastomere, that determines the fate of those cells that inherit it during cleavage
Source or sample of word "cytoplasmic determinant"
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