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A new method for creating stem cells for the human liver and pancreas, which could enable both cell types to be grown in sufficient quantities for clinical use, has been developed by scientists.
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) taken from a patient hold great therapeutic potential for many diseases.
Dr Richard Teague, spokesperson for Regenex Laboratories, says they have discovered how to use selected proteins within an ovine placenta extract base and combine it with peptides and signaling
Researchers have discovered how an experimental drug is capable of completely eradicating human lymphoma in mice after just five doses.
Many drugs such as agents for cancer or autoimmune diseases have nasty side effects because while they kill disease-causing cells, they also affect healthy cells.
Researchers have uncovered a signal that prevents the immune system from spinning out of control.
Constructing a body is like building a house—if you compromise structural integrity, the edifice can collapse.
Scientists at A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered a new class of white blood cells in human lung and gut tissues that play a critical role as the first line of defense against harmful fungal and bacterial infections.
Genetic mutations aren’t the only thing that can keep a protein called PTEN from doing its tumor-suppressing job.
The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...
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