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2012-06-12 23:02:58

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. to Launch TeSR-E8 - a Novel Medium for Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells - and New STEMdiff Kits for Differentiation of these cell types Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 STEMCELL Technologies Inc. (STEMCELL) announced today its plans to release a series of new products to advance research and translational applications for human pluripotent stem cells. These novel products, which will be launched at the International Society for...

2010-06-01 14:52:21

For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances, which is essential for future clinical uses. The method has been developed by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and is presented in the journal Nature Biotechnology. Embryonic stem cells can be turned into any other type of cell in the body and have potential uses in treatments where sick cells need to be replaced. One problem, however, is that it...

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2010-03-26 06:51:23

Rice researcher extracts natural scaffold for tissue growth It frequently happens in science that what you throw away turns out to be most valuable. It happened to Deepak Nagrath, but not for long. The Rice assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering was looking for ways to grow cells in a scaffold, and he discarded the sticky substance secreted by the cells. "I thought it was contamination, so I threw the plates away," said Nagrath, then a research associate at Harvard...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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