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2014-08-12 12:02:58

Wiezmann Institute of Science Epigenetics has a large say in blood formation Every day trillions of blood cells are being formed in our body: from the oxygen-carrying red blood cells to the many types of white blood cells that fight pathogens and infection. All of these highly specialized cells originate from blood stem cells – unique cells that have the potential to mature into all blood types. How exactly is the fate of these stem cells regulated? Preliminary findings from...

cyborg science
2014-08-12 03:00:28

American Chemical Society No longer just fantastical fodder for sci-fi buffs, cyborg technology is bringing us tangible progress toward real-life electronic skin, prosthetics and ultraflexible circuits. Now taking this human-machine concept to an unprecedented level, pioneering scientists are working on the seamless marriage between electronics and brain signaling with the potential to transform our understanding of how the brain works — and how to treat its most devastating diseases....

2014-08-11 08:28:53

Celgene Makes Equity Investment in HLI LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, today announced it has signed an agreement with Celgene Cellular Therapeutics (CCT) to license, develop, and co-promote Celgene's proprietary placental cell population, PSC-100....

2014-08-08 12:25:17

ALBANY, New York, August 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Cell Separation Technologies Market (Technology: Gradient Centrifugation, MACS and FACS; Application: Stem Cell Research, Immunology, Neuroscience and Cancer Research) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global cell separation technologies market was valued at USD 1.7 billion in 2012 and is expected to...

2014-08-08 12:25:15

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, announced today that it has completed a private equity financing transaction, providing the Company with $5.4 million through the sale of Series C-1 Preferred Stock, together with warrants to purchase common stock. The first closing of the Series C-1 financing occurred in July 2013. This...

2014-08-08 11:20:47

Cell Transplantation Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Induced immunorejection may eliminate tumors post-cell transplantation Recent studies have shown that transplanting induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells (iPS-NSCs) can promote functional recovery after spinal cord injury in rodents and non-human primates. However, a serious drawback to the transplantation of iPS-NSCs is the potential for tumor growth, or tumorogenesis, post-transplantation. In an...

Boosting Insect Aggression By Altering Brain Metabolism
2014-08-08 03:18:14

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Scientists report they can crank up insect aggression simply by interfering with a basic metabolic pathway in the insect brain. Their study, of fruit flies and honey bees, shows a direct, causal link between brain metabolism (how the brain generates the energy it needs to function) and aggression. The team reports its findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The new research follows up on previous work from the...

2014-08-07 23:03:45

The most cited resource for biomaterials globally strengthens its ability to produce standards, controls, reagents, and infectious disease surveillance kits. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, announced today that it has received ISO 13485:2003 certification for the development, manufacture, and distribution of standards, controls, reagents and in vitro diagnostic test kits. Every day researchers in life...

2014-08-07 12:28:21

DUBLIN, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Regenerative Medicine Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Regenerative Medicine market in the US has witnessed a number of mergers and acquisitions by leading vendors in the past few years. Vendors are focusing on mergers and acquisitions to strengthen their global position and increase their commercial capabilities. For...

2014-08-07 12:25:14

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for flow cytometry in IVD applications exceeded 1.1 billion dollars according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market researcher says to expect just modest revenue growth from sales of these systems. The finding was made in Kalorama Information's recent report, The World Market for Flow Cytometry in IVD Applications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132634 The report can be found at...


Latest Cell biology Reference Libraries

Paneth Cells
2012-07-01 19:03:07

Paneth Cells are one of four principal cell types found in the epithelium of the small intestine; the other three are the goblet cell, enterocyte, and enteroendocrine cell. Paneth cells may also be found in the cecum and appendix, although sporadically. These cells are identifiable microscopically by their location just below the intestinal stem cells in the intestinal glands. and the large eosinophilic refractile granules that occupy most of their cytoplasm. These granules consist of...

Cell (journal)
2012-06-04 14:15:36

Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Benjamin Lewin in January 1974 with the sponsorship of MIT Press. Lewin bought the rights to the journal in 1986 and published it under his own publishing arm Cell Press. Cell Press was sold to Elsevier in 1999, which currently publishes Cell twice monthly. Cell Press publishes several biomedical journals, including Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry &...

72_cefd267015c8eb1fc075a3a404bc6033
2011-04-15 15:02:18

Francisella tularensis is a pathogenic species of gram-negative bacteria and the causative agent of tularemia or rabbit fever. It is a facultative intracellular bacterium. It is classified as a Class A agent by the U.S. government due to its ease of spread by aerosol and its high virulence. In 1911 the species was found in ground squirrels in California. There are four subspecies that have been classified. Biovar tularensis is found mostly in North America. Biovar palearctica is found...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.