2320
0

Somatic cells (diploid) are any cells forming the body of an organism, as opposed to germline cells. In mammals, germline cells (also known as gametes) are the spermatozoa and ova which fuse during fertilization to produce a cell called a zygote, from which the entire mammalian embryo develops. Every other cell type in the mammalian body apart from the sperm and ova, the cells from which they are made (gametocytes) and undifferentiated stem cells is a somatic cell: internal organs, skin, bones, blood, and connective tissue are all made up of somatic cells.

by vinus



18-Jun-10, 8:34 am

Please leave a comment on Somatic cell

user

Bede

7-Jul-10, 6:36 am
695 Views

ICQ

28-Jun-10, 1:21 pm
229 Views

Carrie Fisher

26-Mar-10, 2:20 pm
183 Views

Anschluss

3-Aug-10, 6:39 am
1973 Views

Manobala

16-Jun-13, 4:05 pm
74 Views

Bobby Jindal

31-May-10, 5:55 am
501 Views

Austin Nichols

30-May-10, 4:56 am
619 Views

Sonic Unleashed

18-Jun-10, 10:41 am
699 Views

Designer drug

28-Jun-10, 1:27 pm
240 Views

LP album

4-May-10, 6:14 am
399 Views
Top