in embryo


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in embryo

At the very earliest stages of development, progress, or formation. The new London office is still very much in embryo, but we are about to begin an active recruiting campaign to bring in talented staff.

in ˈembryo

still in a very early stage of development: We have just one editor and a reporter, so you could say that the newspaper exists in embryo.
An embryo is an animal or a plant in the very early stages of its development before it is born, comes out of its egg, etc.
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Is the relinquishment and transfer of genetic parental rights in embryo placement complicated by a lack of clarity regarding the parental status of the genetic couple?
Identifying the symbolic component in embryo research (and other biological controversies) is essential to sharpen debate and give competing considerations their due.
Their goal in embryo splitting is to have one child (or sometimes possibly two), but they know there is the risk that a twin pregnancy will result.
The present culture regimes are known to cause changes in the embryos that may persist in embryo stem cells.
In nonexposed embryos, we detected no luciferase activity with IVIS and barely any luciferase activity in embryo lysates.
This protects the human interests in embryo diagnosis and acts as a brake to overeager expansion of embryo technologies.
Embryonic soluble HLA-G as a marker of developmental potential in embryos.
Seeking to resolve this dilemma, Lanza and his colleagues looked to a technique commonly used to diagnose genetic diseases in embryos.
A clone's DNA comes from one parent, whereas the DNA in embryos produced by sexual reproduction comes from two parents--one set of chromosomes comes from each parent.
It is further believed that the developing embryo is more vulnerable to the effects of environmental estrogens than adult animals, but until now it has been difficult to determine these effects directly in embryos.
Chromosomes in Embryos Prior to In Vitro Fertilization Implantation
The second molecule, Dkk-1, induces head formation in embryos and was named after the German words for thick head.
Although neural crest-derived melanocytes were markedly altered in embryos treated with estrogenic toxicants, expression of the early neural crest maker Xslug, a factor that regulates both the induction and subsequent migration of neural crest cells, was not affected, suggesting that the disruption induced by these compounds with respect to melanocyte development may occur at later stages of their differentiation.