Germ cell differentiation and intercellular bridges

  • Bernard Gondos
Part of the Electron Microscopy in Biology and Medicine book series (EMBM, volume 2)


Germ cell differentiation proceeds in a highly ordered manner. Stages of migration, mitosis and meiosis follow a regular pattern, with a temporal sequence characteristic of the species. Such a consistent arrangement requires complex and intricate regulatory mechanisms. These mechanisms must be mediated at genetic, biochemical and structural levels enabling coordination of the differentiation process.


Germ Cell Granulosa Cell Intercellular Bridge Germ Cell Differentiation Spermatocytic Seminoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Gondos
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA

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