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2014-08-22 23:05:15

In a new study published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine on July 14, 2014, researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University along with a team from Osaka University may have found a potentially powerful approach for creating human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) for clinical use. Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) have great potential in the field of regenerative medicine because they can be coaxed to turn into specific cells;...

2014-08-22 23:05:03

Cryo-Cell International, Inc., the world’s first cord blood bank, announced today that it has provided funding to complete an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for a FDA approved Phase I clinical trial for patients that have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's) disease using umbilical cord blood cells. Oldsmar, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 This funding was made through an additional investment in Cryo-Cell’s cell therapy research affiliate, Saneron CCEL...

2014-08-21 08:29:07

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company announced today that it has entered into a Rights Agreement with Janssen Research & Development LLC (Janssen), one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. The agreement provides Janssen with a future right to evaluate a transaction related to the VC-01(TM) combination product that ViaCyte is developing for type 1 diabetes. This right will continue...

2014-08-21 04:21:13

WASHINGTON, NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce the distribution of a new BioInformant Worldwide, L.L.C. report that found a 21-fold increase (2,100%) in the companies involved in the cord blood banking industry in the past 10 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 BioInformant's latest report, "Complete 2013-14 U.S. Cord Blood Banking Industry Report," explores...

2014-08-14 16:26:32

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Global Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cell Therapy, Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering) Market (Bone and Joint) - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 U.S. National Institute of Health stated that regenerative medicine is the process of creating functional tissue to repair and replace tissue or organ which has lost their function due to damage,...

2014-08-14 12:27:58

Computer algorithm also provides 'quality assurance' for lab-created cells BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a boon to stem cell research and regenerative medicine, scientists at Boston Children's Hospital, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Boston University have created a computer algorithm called CellNet as a "roadmap" for cell and tissue engineering, to ensure that cells engineered in the lab have the same favorable...

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...

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...

2014-08-07 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...

2014-08-05 08:35:20

The company aims to increase the market penetration of its proprietary MSC-based research products, while expanding its stem cell segment to include differentiated cells derived from MSCs MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the stem cell tools and technologies industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Vitro Biopharma with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Vitro Biopharma has excelled in the...


Latest Developmental biology Reference Libraries

Rhithrogena germanica
2013-07-09 15:10:58

Rhithrogena germanica, known as the March brown mayfly in in the British Isle, is a species of mayfly that can be found throughout northern and central areas of Europe. Its range includes the River Tweed in England, Hesse in Germany, Denmark, Poland, and France. It was first described by Alfred Edwin Eaton, who studied a male specimen from the River Rhine. Rhithrogena germanica begins its lifecycle in the larval stage, as a water dwelling naiad that is typically found in fast flowing,...

Vase Tunicate, Ciona intestinalis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Vase Tunicate (Ciona intestinalis) is a species of sea squirt widely distributed in Northern European waters. It has also spread to other parts of the world, where it is considered invasive. It grows in dense aggregations on any floating or submerged substrate, especially on artificial structures like pilings, aquaculture gear, floats and boat hulls. It is found in the lower intertidal and subtidal zones. Sea squirts have been long recognized as being possibly the closest invertebrate...

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2007-04-10 16:07:52

The Zebrafish (Danio rerio) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). It is a popular aquarium fish, where it is frequently sold under the trade name Zebra danio, and is also an important model organism. Characteristics The zebrafish arose in the Ganges region in Eastern India and is also native to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. It commonly inhabits streams, canals, ditches, ponds and slow-moving to stagnant water bodies, including rice fields. The...

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2005-08-25 09:40:19

The Orthoptera are an order of insects with incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, and katydids. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as stridulation) by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. Their ears, located in the front legs, are interconnected in such a way that they are able to locate each other by sound. Characteristics Orthopterans have two pairs of wings - the...

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2009-03-28 17:01:34

The Ghost Shrimp, Pestarella tyrrhena is a species of thalassinidean crustacean that dwells in shallow, sandy tunnels of the ocean floor in the Mediterranean Sea and northern Atlantic Ocean. Initially, the crustacean derived its name from the Tyrrhenian Sea where it inhabited. The crustacean was called formerly Callianassa tyrrhena, but current common terminology for the species is Ghost Shrimp or Mud Shrimp. Fishermen in the Mediterranean have used it as bait for at least 200 years...

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