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2014-02-02 23:00:32

Complete 2013-14 Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Industry Report for research supply companies to optimally position themselves to sell iPSC products. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Stem cell research and experimentation has been in process for well over five decades, as stem cells have the unique ability to divide and replicate repeatedly. In addition, their “unspecialized” nature allows them to differentiate into a wide variety of specialized cell types. The possibilities...

Japanese Scientists Dip Blood Cells In Acid To Create Stem Cells
2014-01-29 12:32:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japanese scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Nature, have developed a new method in which stem cells could now be made quickly just by dipping blood cells into acid. The human body is made up of cells designed for a specific task, but stem cells can become any other type of cell, giving them huge potential in future medicine. However, stem cells have been the source of heated ethics discussions because embryos have been the...

2014-01-28 12:29:54

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kdgxkz/opportunities_in) has announced the addition of the "Human Embryonic Stem Cell (hESC) Products Industry - Opportunities and Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kdgxkz/opportunities_in ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Stem cells are primitive cells found in all...

Stem Cell Treatment For Baldness
2014-01-28 10:40:14

[ Watch the Video: Bald Men May One Day Get Help From Stem Cells ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While a Chinese cream may not have cured George Costanza’s baldness in a classic Seinfeld episode, stem cell research from scientists at the University of Pennsylvania has shown the potential for regenerating hair follicles – which could lead to relief for hair-challenged men everywhere. According to a new report published in the journal Nature Communications,...

2014-01-09 23:04:53

Fully characterized cell products assure screening studies deliver optimal data and results and maximize automation efficiencies. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 ATCC is featuring specific cell-based solutions for screening at SLAS2014, the 3rd Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Meeting attendees visiting ATCC at booth #1348 will find helpful information on hTERT immortalized cell lines, human stem cells, cancer cell panels, and...

2014-01-08 17:39:58

UCSF-led study sheds light on muscle-to-bone transformation Researchers have developed a new way to study bone disorders and bone growth, using stem cells from patients afflicted with a rare, genetic bone disease. The approach, based on Nobel-Prize winning techniques, could illuminate the illness, in which muscles and tendons progressively turn into bone, and addresses the similar destructive process that afflicts a growing number of veterans who have suffered blast injuries — including...

Public Endorses Stem Cell Research
2014-01-03 08:36:00

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Early reports indicate that lay opinions regarding stem cell research with stem cells made from skin or other tissues, known as induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), are generally positive, despite several ethical concerns. Regardless of personal benefit, most patients indicated during focus group discussions that they would be will to participate in iPSC. When considering donating tissue, patients raised concern regarding...

New Hope For Stem Cells For Application In Regenerative Medicine
2013-12-17 14:15:58

[ Watch The Video: Reprogramming Adult Somatic Cells to Pluripotency ] The Journal of Visualized Experiments Today, December 17, JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, has published a novel technique that could resolve a snag in stem cell research for application in regenerative medicine—a strategy for reprograming cells in vivo to act like stem cells that forgoes the risk of causing tumors. Dr. Kostas Kostarelos, principal investigator of the Nanomedicine Lab at the...

2013-12-12 23:22:35

ATCC will host a Vendor Showcase focused on human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT)-immortalized cell lines, induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) and Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs), transfection reagents, and Molecular Signature Panels on Sunday, December 15 at 1:45 PM in Meeting Room D1. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, will host a variety of engagement opportunities for attendees at this...

2013-12-10 23:24:33

Jacco van Rheenen, Ph.D., of the Hubrecht Institute in The Netherlands has been named the winner of the 8th Annual STEM CELLS Young Investigator Award for his investigation on how healthy and tumorigenic tissues are derived from and maintained by cancer stem cells, how tumor cells disseminate from primary tumors and how these disseminated tumor cells grow out in distant organs. Durham, NC (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Jacco van Rheenen, Ph.D., of the Hubrecht Institute in The Netherlands has...


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