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What does PGC stand for?

PGC stands for Primordial Germ Cells (embryology)

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It may seem from the realms of science fiction, but scientists at Dubai's Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (CVRL) are turning fiction into fact through the use of primordial germ cells -- a type of stem cell stacked with sexual material.
Using a form of vitamin A, the scientists coaxed the mesenchymal cells to become primordial germ cells (PGCs) - the first stage in the genesis of sperm.
piwi family gene products are characterized as having activity in the growth, proliferation and self-renewing division of stem cells, and proliferation of primordial germ cells.