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Latest Cellular differentiation Stories

Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Aid In Future Transplant Therapies
2013-10-10 14:38:50

A new method for creating stem cells for the human liver and pancreas, which could enable both cell types to be grown in sufficient quantities for clinical use, has been developed by scientists.

2013-10-07 13:18:53

Increasing evidence suggests that epigenetic regulation is associated with the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and targeting it may one day lead to novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, research suggests.

2013-10-03 16:27:21

The ability to make induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from mature cells in the body holds great potential for improved drug screening, disease modeling, and medical treatments for numerous conditions.

2013-09-30 15:57:49

A team at IRB Barcelona identifies an essential protein for embryonic viability during the first cell divisions in the fly Drosophila.

2013-09-26 18:06:07

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) taken from a patient hold great therapeutic potential for many diseases.

2013-09-25 11:04:21

“You are not just a ball of cells,” says Clifford Tabin, George Jacob and Jacqueline Hazel Leder Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

2013-09-23 10:24:27

A team of researchers affiliated with Ludwig Cancer Research and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in the current issue of Nature Methods a dramatically improved technique for analyzing the genes expressed within a single cell -- a capability of relevance to everything from basic research to future cancer diagnostics.

2013-09-18 15:30:14

Scientists know that physical and biochemical signals can guide cells to make, for example, muscle, blood vessels or bone.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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