• In addition to signing the executive order, Bush twice vetoed legislation -- in July 2006 and June 2007 -- that would have expanded federally funded embryonic stem cell research . (cnn.com)
  • It's a shame that we have to revisit this issue under the circumstances in which we find ourselves today," Harkin said, referring to the the judge-ordered injunction to block NIH-funded embryonic stem cell research. (medpagetoday.com)
  • a major supporter of embryonic stem cell research, talks about the bill he introduced a few days ago, which would explicitly state the federal government can fund embryonic stem cell research. (medpagetoday.com)
  • For those that care, please call the White House comment line, (202) 456-1111, and ask President Obama not to begin his administration by releasing tax money to fund embryonic stem cell research. (macon.com)
  • Catholics must voice their opposition to new state legislation that would fund embryonic stem-cell research, which involves the killing of the human embryo, said Bishop Michael A. Saltarelli of Wilmington, Delaware. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • Many scientists believe that embryonic stem cell research may eventually lead to therapies that could be used to treat diseases that afflict approximately 128 million Americans. (virginia.edu)
  • Newswise - Scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science have determined distinct gestational time windows for the growth of transplanted pig embryonic liver, pancreas and lung precursor tissue into functioning organs in mice. (newswise.com)
  • Even the scientists behind the latest advancement argue that embryonic stem-cell research must still continue if researchers are to develop cures for Kinsley and thousands of fellow patients. (newser.com)
  • AMHERST, Mass. - A team of scientists, including University of Massachusetts geneticist Deborah J. Good, has identified a gene which appears to be critical during embryonic development. (umass.edu)
  • Scientists at the Stem Cell Research program at Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School have devised a mouse model that lets researchers track every cell in the body, from the embryonic stage until adulthood. (news-medical.net)
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 23, 2010 - Scientists at Case Western Reserve University and Vanderbilt University found that pulsed light can pace contractions in an avian embryonic heart, with no apparent damage to the tissue. (photonics.com)
  • On November 30, 2011, Komen quietly added a new statement to its web site stating that it does not support embryonic stem cell research but supports the kinds that do not involve the destruction of human life. (freerepublic.com)
  • Specifically, the field of the present invention is primate embryonic stem cell cultures. (google.es)
  • The present invention relates to methods for culturing primate embryonic stem cell cultures and culture media useful therewith. (google.com)
  • Dependable and cutting-edge, Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy for Osteo-Degenerative Diseases: Methods and Protocols supplies the tools necessary to allow researchers to carry out critical research needed in order to bring this burgeoning and vitally important field closer to the clinic and to ensure the widespread application of a successful strategy. (springer.com)
  • Researchers at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have unraveled a piece of the embryonic stem cell puzzle. (emaxhealth.com)
  • As a test case, the researchers used the new system to reveal unknown aspects of blood development during embryonic development, and to observe the dynamics of blood replenishment after chemotherapy in adult mice. (news-medical.net)
  • He stumbled on an obscure paper from the 1960s in which researchers found that continuous exposure to visible light accelerated the heart rate of an embryonic chicken. (photonics.com)
  • This chapter reviews some of the basic physiology of embryonic development. (springer.com)
  • In the higher vertebrates, the complex stage of development that follows the completion of the embryonic stage until hatching or birth. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The term embryonic development refers to changes that take place as an embryo matures. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The discussion that follows focuses on embryonic development in humans. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A comparison of vertebrate and arthropod development suggests that the basic principles that control anterior axial patterning and set up neuronal specificity in the embryonic central nervous system are highly conserved in evolution. (nih.gov)
  • A new study, published in the open access journal Genome Biology , has identified a single gene (TLE6) which, when mutated, is responsible for human embryonic lethality at an earlier stage of development than has ever previously been documented. (eurekalert.org)
  • Although previous studies have worked with consanguineous families to identify genes responsible for embryonic lethality in the late first trimester and beyond, this is the first study to pinpoint a gene which works in the earliest stages of embryonic development at the pre-implantation stage. (eurekalert.org)
  • Although the mechanism by which mutation in TLE6 stops embryonic development is not clear, the results show that the identified mutation in the maternal effect gene TLE6, which encodes a component of the sub-cortical maternal complex, impairs binding to other components of this complex. (eurekalert.org)
  • These results are supported by available data from mouse models in which deficiency of the individual components of the sub-cortical maternal complex results in an arrest at very early stages of embryonic development. (eurekalert.org)
  • A Princeton University-led research team has discovered that protein competition over an important enzyme provides a mechanism to integrate different signals that direct early embryonic development. (princeton.edu)
  • During early embryonic development, a single undifferentiated cell becomes a complex and highly specialized organism containing a variety of different cell types arranged in very precise patterns. (princeton.edu)
  • Embryonic development also embryogenesis is the process by which the embryo forms and develops. (wikipedia.org)
  • Embryonic development starts with the fertilization of the egg cell (ovum) by a sperm cell, (spermatozoon). (wikipedia.org)
  • Although embryogenesis occurs in both animal and plant development , this article addresses the common features among different animals, with some emphasis on the embryonic development of vertebrates and mammals . (wikipedia.org)
  • The sequence of transplanted organ development paralleled that of normal embryonic development in which the liver and pancreas precede the lungs. (newswise.com)
  • Embryonic stem cell research is a hot topic of debate in our modern age, as scientific development continues to push the boundaries of ethics. (bartleby.com)
  • Nearly all cell division mutants in Drosophila were recovered in late larval/pupal lethal screens, with less than 10 embryonic lethal mutants identified, because larval development occurs without a requirement for cell division. (mit.edu)
  • Subsequent work found that ROR1 is expressed at high levels during embryogenesis, during which time it plays an important role in regulating embryonic muscle and skeletal development. (ucsd.edu)
  • During embryonic development, the proper ratio of excitatory and inhibitory neurons is established for optimal brain function. (scientificamerican.com)
  • In this study, we combined chemical and genetic perturbants, including the development of a novel selective maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase (MELK) inhibitor HTH-01-091, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated MELK knockout, a novel chemical-induced protein degradation strategy, RNA interference and CRISPR interference to validate MELK as a therapeutic target in basal-like breast cancers (BBC). (rcsb.org)
  • But, there is a suspicion that when the early embryonic heart beats slower or faster than normal, that changes gene regulation and changes development," said Michael Jenkins, a postdoctoral researcher in biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve. (photonics.com)
  • In Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy for Osteo-Degenerative Diseases: Methods and Protocols, accomplished investigators provide detailed descriptions on how to expand ESCs from the most commonly used species ex vivo, i.e. mouse and human, in static culture as well as in controllable bioreactor processes. (springer.com)
  • Fetal bovine serum is the most widely used media supplement used in mammalian cell culture including mouse embryonic stem cell culture applications. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The embryonic isoform encoded from MYH3 (OMIM *160720) is expressed during fetal life. (gu.se)
  • Hemoglobin Gower 2 (also referred to as α2ε2 or HbE Gower-2) is a form of hemoglobin existing at low levels during embryonic and fetal life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hemoglobin Portland I (also referred to as ζ2γ2 or HbE Portland-1) is a form of hemoglobin existing at low levels during embryonic and fetal life, composed of two zeta chains and two gamma chains. (wikipedia.org)
  • If it votes again to allow embryonic stem cell research, the bill will go to a parliamentary conference committee where the National Assembly version of the bill would take precedence. (reuters.com)
  • Today, according to www.bionetonline.org , most of European countries such as France, Germany or Spain do not allow embryonic stem cell researches. (bartleby.com)
  • These findings -- appearing this week in PNAS online Early Edition -- could help enhance the chances for successful implementation of embryonic pig tissue in the treatment of a wide spectrum of human diseases. (newswise.com)
  • Transplant too early, however, and the risk is undifferentiated embryonic tissue that can develop into undesirable and possibly malignant tissue, a type of tumor known as "teratoma. (newswise.com)
  • Early studies that attempted to cure diabetic patients by implantation of pig embryonic pancreas, made use of late gestation tissue which is now shown to be inferior compared to the optimal six weeks gestational time. (newswise.com)
  • In previous studies, Reisner's group demonstrated that transplanted human and pig kidney embryonic tissue could grow into miniature, functioning human or pig kidneys inside a mouse. (newswise.com)
  • His novel approach was a matter of timing: gestational age proved to be the key to successful kidney growth from transplanted embryonic tissue. (newswise.com)
  • Restrictions of the Bush years blocked any funding of embryonic stem cell lines created after August 2001, psychologically and financially impeding American research into the emerging potential of stem cell-based therapy. (singularityhub.com)
  • Importantly he says more research needs to be done to determine the long-term stability and safety of these SCNT embryonic stem cell lines. (abc.net.au)
  • Up until now, it's been unclear whether a cell could be reprogrammed back into an embryonic stem cell state without the use of SCNT, so that makes this a very important finding. (newswise.com)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An appeals court ruled on Friday the Obama administration can continue using federal money to fund human embryonic stem cell research, a possible avenue toward new treatments for many medical conditions. (reuters.com)
  • In a dissenting opinion, Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson, appointed by President George H.W. Bush, said the federal law was clear about banning funding for human embryonic stem cell research and that the court majority was engaging in "linguistic jujitsu" to back it. (reuters.com)
  • With this valuable practical guide, three members of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have compiled and edited the definite handbook for the exciting new field of human embryonic stem cell research. (wiley.com)
  • PARIS (Reuters) - France looked set on Thursday to maintain its curbs on human embryonic stem cell research after the conservative government fought off a parliamentary bid to liberalize the country's bioethics law. (reuters.com)
  • Thursday's hearing is the 21st that the subcomittee has held on human embryonic stem cell research. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Tells the senators that funding for both human embryonic stem cell research and adult stem cell research needs to continue because the two are interrelated. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Human embryonic stem cell research has been the focus of intense excitement and acrimonious public debate, but it has so far shown promise only in animal and laboratory studies. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Unlike adult stem cell research, human embryonic stem cell research, in addition to being morally wrong, has not yielded a single medical cure. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • The Diocese of Wilmington has established a special task force to educate public officials and voters about the ethical questions and scientific options surrounding human embryonic stem-cell research. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • Five new alleles of Cyclin E were recovered, ranging from a missense mutation that is viable to stop codons causing embryonic lethality. (mit.edu)
  • Embryonic myosin heavy-chain mutations cause distal arthrogryposis and developmental myosin myopathy that persists postnatally. (gu.se)
  • The embryonic (MYH3) isoform was not detected in any of the muscle biopsy samples, indicating a normal developmental downregulation of MYH3 in these patients. (gu.se)