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2008-12-22 09:40:46

The mechanism whereby embryonic cells stop being flexible and turn into more mature cells that can develop into specific tissues has been discovered by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The discovery has significant consequences towards furthering research that will eventually make possible medical cell replacement therapy based on the use of embryonic cells. At a very early stage of human development, all cells of the embryo are identical, but unlike adult cells are very...

2008-10-27 09:00:41

BioTime, Inc. (OTCBB:BTIM) Chief Executive Officer Michael West, Ph.D. will deliver a presentation this morning at the GTCbio Advances in Stem Cell Discoveries meeting in San Francisco. Dr. West's presentation is titled "Embryomics: Implications for Regenerative Medicine." This year's conference will focus on cutting-edge information on developments in all areas of stem cell research, including the biology, medicine, applications, regulation, and business of Stem Cells. Dr. West's...

2008-10-13 15:00:31

BioTime, Inc. (OTCBB:BTIM) and the International Longevity Center-USA today announced a collaboration aimed at research, education and advocacy for regenerative medicine and its application in aging. Founded by President and CEO, Robert N. Butler, M.D. in 1990, the International Longevity Center is a non-profit international research, policy, and education organization formed to educate individuals on how to live longer and better, and advise society on how to maximize the benefits of...

2008-06-27 09:03:10

BioTime, Inc., (OTCBB:BTIM) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Embryome Sciences, Inc. announced today the launch of Embryome.com and the International Embryome Initiative, an international collaboration with scientists around the world to create the first systematic map of all the cell types derived from human embryonic stem cells. In a paper published today titled "The International Embryome Initiative: A Collaborative Database for Navigating the Complexities of Human Embryonic Stem Cell...

2008-06-25 09:03:33

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO), through its wholly owned subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology (Lifeline), has signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement with BioTime, Inc., (OTCBB:BTIM) (Alameda, CA) and BioTime's wholly owned subsidiary Embryome Sciences, Inc., to jointly produce and distribute hundreds of new standardized human and animal stem cell lines, along with corresponding data and reagents. The mutual goal is to provide the "picks and shovels" for scientists...

2005-10-28 13:32:26

REHOVOT, ISRAEL, October 28, 2005 "“ Some fundamental outstanding questions in science "“ "Where do stem cells originate?" "How does cancer develop?" "When do cell types split off from each other in the embryo?" "“ might be answered if scientists had a way to map the history of the body's cells going back to the fertilized egg. Now, a multidisciplinary team at the Weizmann Institute of Science has developed an analytical method that can trace the lineage trees of cells....

2005-09-06 18:00:31

Four sugar-coated faces made by stem cells as they differentiate into brain cells during development have been identified by scientists. These unique expressions of sugar on the cell surface may one day enable stem cell therapy to repair brain injury or disease by helping stem cells navigate the relative "jungle" of the adult brain, says Dr. Robert K. Yu, director of the Institute of Neuroscience and the Institute for Molecular Medicine and Genetics at the Medical College of Georgia. "These...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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