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Mature Cells Revert Into Embryonic-like Stem Cells With Help From Physical Cues
2013-10-21 09:40:41

Bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that physical cues can replace certain chemicals when nudging mature cells back to a pluripotent stage, capable of becoming any cell type in the body.

2013-10-17 16:34:15

A research team led by Professor Noriyuki Tsumaki of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University and Dr. Hidetatsu Ohtani, a former CiRA member who now works as a post doctoral fellow at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, has succeeded in directly converting human dermal fibroblasts into induced chondrogenic cells (iChon cells) without passing through an iPS cell stage in a process known as direct reprogramming.

Researchers Discover And Treat Toxic Effects Of ALS Mutation Using Neurons Made From Patients' Skin Cells
2013-10-16 16:30:46

Researchers have discovered how the most common genetic abnormality in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) kills neurons and have successfully developed a therapeutic strategy to block this neurodegeneration in neurons made from the skin cells of ALS patients.

2013-10-10 23:24:59

Researchers have discovered a new, highly efficient way to produce neural stem cells from human pluripotent stem cells that can then go on to form neurons in the brain.

2013-10-04 23:18:34

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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.

2013-09-26 18:06:07

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


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