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Table 1.

Contribution to three major tissue components of the conceptus by different types of cells used for constructing the chimera

Cell types used to combined with the diploid embryo
Tissues derived fromBlastomeres (two- to eight-cell stage)Inner cell massEpiblastPrimitive endodermEmbryonic stem cellsTrophectodermal stem cells
Epiblast Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 
Primitive endoderm Yes Yes No Yes No No 
Trophectoderm Yes No No No No Yes 
Cell types used to combined with the diploid embryo
Tissues derived fromBlastomeres (two- to eight-cell stage)Inner cell massEpiblastPrimitive endodermEmbryonic stem cellsTrophectodermal stem cells
Epiblast Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 
Primitive endoderm Yes Yes No Yes No No 
Trophectoderm Yes No No No No Yes 
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