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Stem Cells Created From Adult Cells

Stem Cells Created From Adult Cells

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a significant breakthrough a team of scientists from California and Seoul, South Korea have been able to create viable stem cells from an adult donor that perfectly match the donor’s DNA,...

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2014-04-18 23:04:53

Live webinar to focus on using quantitative phosphoproteomics to support the discovery and development of kinase-selective drugs. The broadcast takes place on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00am EDT (15:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The study of phosphoproteomics represents a major leap forward in drug target and mode of action analysis: Deregulated protein kinase signaling occurs in many human diseases such as cancer, inflammatory disorders or neurodegenerative...

2014-04-18 15:49:22

Studies carry implications for understanding cancer Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered an unexpected phenomenon in the organs that produce sperm in fruit flies: When a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them. The discovery sheds light on the tiny "environments" that stem cells occupy in animal bodies and may help explain how stem cells in tumors replenish themselves, the researchers report...

2014-04-18 12:22:30

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Mice Model Market - by Type [Inbred, Knockout, Conditioned], Technology [Microinjection, Embryonic Stem Cell], Disease [Oncology, Immunology, CNS], Service [Breeding, Cryopreservation, Quarantine] & Care Products [Cages, Bedding, Feed] - Forecasts to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the years, the mice model market, which includes models and services, has witnessed many innovations that have led to an increase in the...

2014-04-18 11:24:08

The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers. Researchers from the Finnish Red Cross have discovered a new marker that is highly expressed in a type of stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood, which they describe in an article in BioResearch Open Access, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the BioResearch...

2014-04-18 10:11:45

Living devices may selectively kill cancer cells without disrupting healthy cells. A Northwestern synthetic biology team has created a new technology for modifying human cells to create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively target cancer and other sites of disease. Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology is a promising frontier in clinical synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to...

2014-04-17 23:13:33

Simply Eight® LLC announced today all four of their products – two chewy granola bars and two cookies - have now received the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal. Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Simply Eight®, a Michigan-based company dedicated to simple foods, is pleased to announce that they have received the official Non-GMO Project Verified seal on their remaining three food products - Real Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Real Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars...

2014-04-17 23:10:13

Drehsen claims excellent results in past procedures using stem cell techniques. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 One of the most respected plastic surgeons in America is encouraging the FDA to move forward on approval of stem-cell based therapies — inspired in part by Matthew McConaughey's recent Oscar win for the film Dallas Buyers Club. In the film, McConaughey portrayed Ron Woodroof, who fought the Food and Drug Administration over his use and distribution of unapproved...

2014-04-17 14:30:27

Consider the marvel of the embryo. It begins as a glob of identical cells that change shape and function as they multiply to become the cells of our lungs, muscles, nerves and all the other specialized tissues of the body. Now, in a feat of reverse tissue engineering, Stanford University researchers have begun to unravel the complex genetic coding that allows embryonic cells to proliferate and transform into all of the specialized cells that perform myriad biological tasks. A team of...

2014-04-17 08:27:51

SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative diagnostic testing and genetic analysis solutions, today announced it will report financial results for the first quarter of 2014 after closing of the NASDAQ Global Market on Thursday, May 1, 2014. A conference call hosted by Harry F. Hixson, Jr., Ph.D., Chairman and CEO, and other members of senior management will take place on the same day at 5:00 pm EDT (2:00 pm...

2014-04-16 23:16:23

KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. a specialty pharmacy preparing drugs no longer commercially available or in short supply announces today that they have become a registered Outsourcing Facility under the new Compounding Quality Act. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a registered 503B Large-scale sterile compounding “Outsourcing Facility” by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) under the Drug...


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The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically modified fluorescent fish. Various GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish that were available within pet stores and are now sold in bright green, red, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and Moonrise Pink colored tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) and Electric Green tiger barb (Puntius tetrazona) have been incorporated to the lineup. Although not...

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2013-10-02 07:20:35

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Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1979 under the title Journal of Applied Biochemistry and published by Academic Press. It assumed its present title in 1986 and publication was taken over by Portland Press in 1993. It is now published bimonthly by Wiley-Blackwell (since 2011). It is the official journal of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The journal publishes scholarly Articles and Reviews relating to...

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