ectoderm ectoderm

Definition(s):

  • (n) the outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue

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Usage(s):

  • From the second, the ectoderm, will arise the neurons that make up the brain and spinal cord along with the epithelial cells that make up the skin.

News

  • Edimer Initiates Phase 2 Trial of EDI200 in XLHED-Affected Male Newborns

    Edimer Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company focused on developing an innovative therapy for the rare genetic disorder X-linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia , today announced the enrollment and completed dosing of the first XLHED-affected neonate in a Phase 2 trial of EDI200, the company’s novel, proprietary, recombinant protein.
    on October 8, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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