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2014-05-05 10:19:35

Findings and Significance: During breast-tissue development, a transcription factor called SLUG plays a role in regulating stem cell function and determines whether breast cells will mature into luminal or basal cells. Studying factors, such as SLUG, that regulate stem-cell activity and breast-cell identity are important for understanding how breast tumors arise and develop into different subtypes. Ultimately, this knowledge may help the development of novel therapies targeted to specific...

2014-05-02 23:04:19

The global stem cell therapy market on the basis of the mode of treatment is segmented into allogeneic and autologous stem cell therapy. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/stem-cell-technologies-and-global-market-48.html (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The report “Stem Cell Therapy Market by Treatment Mode (Autologous & Allogeneic), Therapeutic Applications (CNS, CVS, GIT, Wound Healing, Musculoskeletal, Eye, & Immune System) - Regulatory Landscape, Pipeline Analysis &...

Stem Cells Of Infertile Men Used To Create Preliminary Sperm Cells
2014-05-02 08:25:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Montana State University, demonstrates that, when implanted into the reproductive system of a mouse model, stem cells created from adult, infertile men will yield primordial germ cells. Primordial germ cells normally become sperm cells. The findings, published in Cell Reports, help to further our understanding of a genetic cause of male infertility and basic sperm...

Stem Cells Taken From Teeth Can Make Brain-like Cells
2014-05-01 03:05:01

University of Adelaide University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that stem cells taken from teeth can grow to resemble brain cells, suggesting they could one day be used in the brain as a therapy for stroke. In the University's Centre for Stem Cell Research, laboratory studies have shown that stem cells from teeth can develop and form complex networks of brain-like cells. Although these cells haven't developed into fully fledged neurons, researchers believe it's just a matter...

Stem Cell Therapy Regenerates Heart Muscle After Heart Attacks: Animal Trials
2014-05-01 07:02:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a heart attack occurs, the oxygen-rich blood that normally flows through is interrupted by the blockage in an artery. The longer that blood flow is restricted or cut off, the more tissue and muscle in the area dies or is scarred. The eventual result can be heart failure, especially if one heart attack is followed by another. In 2013, Harvard Health Publications released a report taking a look at the state of stem cell research...

2014-04-30 23:25:59

The Global Stem Cells Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina will host its first International Symposium on Stem Cell Research at the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel and Resort October. Miami (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Stem Cells, Inc. and Global Stem Cell Foundation have announced plans to host the First International Symposium on Stem Cell Research in Buenos Aires, Argentina Oct. 2-4 2014. Some of the world’s leading stem cell researchers, treatment practitioners and investors, all...

2014-04-30 12:13:02

Finding raises hope for new therapies for people with heart damage Imagine filling a hole in your heart by regrowing the tissue. While that possibility is still being explored in people, it is a reality in salamanders. A recent discovery that newt hearts can regenerate may pave the way to new therapies in people who need to have damaged tissue replaced with healthy tissue. Heart disease is the leading cause of deaths in the United States. Preventative measures like healthful diets and...

2014-04-29 23:00:19

The Global Stem Cells Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina will host its first International Symposium on Stem Cell Research in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 29-July 2, 2014. Miami (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Stem Cells, Inc. and Global Stem Cell Foundation have announced plans for the First International Symposium on Stem Cell Research, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina Oct. 7-12, 2014. Some of the world’s leading stem cell researchers, treatment practitioners and investors,...

2014-04-29 16:29:33

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous Stromal Vascular Cells (SVCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that it supplied its Stromal Vascular Fraction Cells, manufactured using its patented ultrasonic technology, for the restoration of cardiac function at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson in...

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2014-04-29 05:47:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers reported on Monday the creation of the first disease-specific line of embryonic stem cells made with a patient’s own DNA, a major breakthrough in the field of regenerative medicine. The achievement marks the first time cloning technologies have been used to generate stem cells that are genetically matched to adult patients. The independent group of scientists, led by experts at the New York Stem Cell Foundation...


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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