What is dedifferentiation?

Dedifferentiation are:

  • - 1. The reversion of specialized cellular forms to a more primitive condition
  • - 2. The process in which specialized tissues are the site of origin of primitive elements of the same type.

Dedifferentiation is a transient process by which cells become less specialized and return to an earlier cell state within the same lineage. This suggests an increase in a cell potency, meaning that after dedifferentiation, cells may possess an…

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