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2014-04-14 23:04:25

The market for mice model services is segmented into breeding, cryopreservation, quarantine, rederivation, genetic testing, model in-licensing, and other services (surgical and line rescue); http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/mice-model-market-1308.html. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 This report studies “Mice Model Market - By Type [Inbred, Knockout, Conditioned], Technology [Microinjection, Embryonic Stem Cell], Disease [Oncology, Immunology, CNS], Service [Breeding,...

2014-04-10 16:19:56

In early fetal development, skin wounds undergo regeneration and healing without scar formation. This mechanism of wound healing later disappears, but by studying the fetal stem cells capable of this scarless wound healing, researchers may be able to apply these mechanisms to develop cell-based approaches able to minimize scarring in adult wounds, as described in a Critical Review article published in Advances in Wound Care, a monthly publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers and an...

2014-04-10 16:17:27

Stowers team develops novel assay to identify genes controlling pharynx regeneration in flatworms As multicellular creatures go, planaria worms are hardly glamorous. To say they appear rudimentary is more like it. These tiny aquatic flatworms that troll ponds and standing water resemble brown tubes equipped with just the basics: a pair of beady light-sensing "eyespots" on their head and a feeding tube called the pharynx (which doubles as the excretory tract) that protrudes from a belly sac...

Study Casts Doubt On Heart Regeneration In Mammals
2014-04-04 15:19:02

Cell Press The mammalian heart has generally been considered to lack the ability to repair itself after injury, but a 2011 study in newborn mice challenged this view, providing evidence for complete regeneration after resection of 10% of the apex, the lowest part of the heart. In a study published by Cell Press in Stem Cell Reports on April 3, 2014, researchers attempted to replicate these recent findings but failed to uncover any evidence of complete heart regeneration in newborn mice...

regeneration of zebrafish fin
2014-03-30 06:37:34

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia The reason why some animals can regenerate tissues after severe organ loss or amputation while others, such as humans, cannot renew some structures has always intrigued scientists. In a study now published in PLOS ONE, a research group from Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC, Portugal) led by Joaquín Rodríguez León provided new clues to solve this central question by investigating regeneration in an adult vertebrate model: the zebrafish. It was known...

2014-03-13 23:22:29

Bioquark Inc., a company focused on the development of novel biologic based products to alter the regulatory state of human tissues and organs, with the goal of curing a wide range of diseases, as well as effecting complex regeneration, is adding to its team with a leading expert in the area of applied regenerative medicine and cellular therapies. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Bioquark, Inc., (http://www.bioquark.com) a company focused on the development of combinatorial...

2014-03-04 16:15:59

Discovery advances efforts to replace damaged heart muscle In a study that began in a pair of infant siblings with a rare heart defect, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a key molecular switch that regulates heart cell division and normally turns the process off around the time of birth. Their research, they report, could advance efforts to turn the process back on and regenerate heart tissue damaged by heart attacks or disease. "This study offers hope that we can...

2014-01-23 23:21:30

Bioquark Inc., a company focused on the development of novel biologic based products to alter the regulatory state of human tissues and organs, with the goal of curing a wide range of diseases, as well as effecting complex regeneration, is adding to its team with a leading expert in the functional application of anti-aging regenerative and stem cell medicine. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Bioquark, Inc., (http://www.bioquark.com) a company focused on the development of...

2013-12-27 10:29:35

Stem cell-based gene therapy holds promise for the treatment of devastating genetic skin diseases, but the long-term clinical outcomes of this approach have been unclear. In a study online December 26th in the ISSCR's journal Stem Cell Reports, published by Cell Press, researchers evaluated a patient with a genetic skin disorder known as epidermolysis bullosa (EB) nearly seven years after he had undergone a gene therapy procedure as part of a clinical trial. The study revealed that a small...

2013-12-03 12:26:46

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardio3 BioSciences SA (C3BS) (NYSE Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative, protective and reconstructive therapies for the treatment of cardiac diseases, and member of a research consortium under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission's Research and Innovation today announces that it has obtained a second FP7 grant ; EUR6.8m for a project...