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2011-11-03 04:00:00

Chinese stem cell scientists have published new research that improves the survival and effectiveness of transplanted stem cells. The research led by Dr Hsiao Chang Chan, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is published in STEM CELLS. Durham, NC (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Chinese stem cell scientists have published new research that improves the survival and effectiveness of transplanted stem cells. The research led by Dr Hsiao Chang Chan, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is...

2011-11-01 15:04:08

Young environment rescues old stem cells for use in treating age-related diseases Old stem cells can be rejuvenated by being placed in a young microenvironment, research from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio shows. This raises the possibility that patients´ own stem cells may one day be rescued and banked to treat their age-related diseases. Stem cells are immature cells that have the potential to convert into bone, muscle, blood vessels, nerve fibers, and...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. announced today that its specially formulated ischemic adult allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells have been successfully used to treat the first cohort of patients in an ischemic stroke study conducted at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult allogeneic stem cell manufacturing, research and development, announced today that its specially formulated ischemic...

2011-09-27 10:36:16

Researchers in Japan have completed a study showing that stem cells derived from deciduous canine teeth and dental pulp can be grafted and produce bone regeneration between parents and offspring. Their results are published in the current issue of Cell Transplantation (20:7), now freely available on-line. "Bone defects can occur for a number of reasons, and autogenous bone grafting - using the patient's own bone - has been a standard approach to treatment," said study corresponding author...

2011-09-14 11:43:47

"Form follows function!" was the credo of early 20th century architects making design choices based on the intended use of the structure. Cell biologists may be turning that on its head. New research by a team working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reinforces the idea that stem cells can be induced to develop into specific types of cells solely by controlling their shape. The results may be important to the design of materials to induce the regeneration of lost...

2011-08-24 21:28:16

Stem cells derived from human amniotic fluid hold promise hAECs used to successfully treat animal models of lung disease Two papers published in the current issue of Cell Transplantation (20:6), now freely available on-line at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/ct/ , highlight the rich source of stem cells in human amniotic fluid that can be isolated and transplanted for therapeutic purposes. Amniotic fluid a rich source of mesenchymal stromal cells "Stem cells isolated from...

2011-07-07 20:30:31

Mesenchymal stem cells protect and heal A stem cell that can morph into a number of different tissues is proving a natural protector, healer and antibiotic maker, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and their peers have found. Mesenchymal stem cells reaped from bone marrow had been hailed as the key to growing new organs to replace those damaged or destroyed by violence or disease, but have failed to live up to the billing. Instead, scientists who'd been trying to manipulate the...

2011-06-29 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyCord, one of the nation's leading cord blood banks, today announced their latest contribution to the advancement of the umbilical cord blood and tissue storage industry: CordTissuePlus. With CordTissuePlus, new parents now have the opportunity to not only store stem cells from their baby's cord blood, but also from the umbilical cord as well. Stem cells have the capacity to develop into many different cell types in the body and are...


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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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