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  • neurodegenerative diseases
  • In the HSCI experiments, aimed at understanding diseases, the nuclei will be taken from skin cells donated by patients suffering from diabetes, blood diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases. (rxpgnews.com)
  • LifeNews
  • LifeNews talked with pro-life sources close to the Komen situation who confirmed Komen will categorically not fund any embryonic stem cell research and the purpose of the November 2011 statement is to inform grant seekers that Komen will not do so. (freerepublic.com)
  • Meanwhile, as LifeNews reported, new Komen Vice President for public policy Karen Handel , a pro-life advocate for Georgia, also opposes embryonic stem cell research. (freerepublic.com)
  • Shortly after Obama took office, he "overturned the protections President George W. Bush put into place that prevented taxpayer funding of new embryonic stem cell research but pushed millions of dollars into research associated with adult stem cells, which have already helped patients with more than 100 diseases and medical conditions," recalled LifeNews. (thenewamerican.com)
  • genetic
  • A stem cell line is a mass of cells descended from the original, sharing its genetic characteristics. (virginia.edu)
  • the genetic modification may be transmitted to successive generations if the ES cells contribute to the germline. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • We plan to take skin cells from a patient with a genetic disease, like sickle cell anemia or any one of more than 40 bone marrow disorders, and reprogram that skin cell back to its embryonic state. (rxpgnews.com)
  • epithelial cells
  • The wide range of invasive and noninvasive lesion phenotypes associated with high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) infection in cervical cancer (CC) indicates that not only the virus but also specific cervical epithelial cells in the transformation zone (TZ), such as stem cells (SCs), play an important part in the development of cervical neoplasia. (nih.gov)
  • Obama's
  • Obama's move will be hailed by advocates for those suffering from a host of afflictions, ranging from diabetes to Parkinson's disease, who believe that an expansion of stem-cell research could boost medical progress toward eradicating the debilitating diseases. (cnn.com)
  • On Monday, US federal district judge Royce C. Lamberth ruled that President Obama's 2009 executive order that expanded embryonic stem cell research violated the Dickey-Wicker Amendment on federal money being used for any "research in which a human embryo or embryos are destroyed, discarded or knowingly subjected to risk of injury or death. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Both work on adult stem cells, oppose the use of hESCs on moral grounds, and claim that President Barack Obama's decision to widen federal funding for hESC research undermined their ability to compete for grants. (newscientist.com)
  • The author reflects on U.S. President Barack Obama's executive order to lift limitations on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research. (ebscohost.com)
  • Stanford University
  • These things are never ever quite buried, but this is a serious setback to the plaintiffs," says Christopher Scott , who heads the Program on Stem Cells in Society at Stanford University in California. (newscientist.com)
  • Two years after her major stroke, when she was considered well beyond any hope of further recovery, Coontz heard about stem-cell trials at Stanford University. (ncregister.com)
  • donor
  • Embryonic stem cell research differs from other kinds of stem cell research, which use adult stem cells extracted from a donor. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Please refer to the Certificates of Analysis for cell-line-specific information, such as donor information and karyotype. (clontech.com)
  • The resulting cell is subject to a chemical, or electrical, charge that triggers cell division and the creation of an embryo genetically identical to the donor of the nuclei. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Melton and Eggan's first nuclear transfer experiments will attempt to create diabetes specific stem cells by removing the nuclei from skin cells taken from diabetic volunteers at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University Medical Center and inserting them into donor eggs from which the nuclei have been removed. (rxpgnews.com)
  • mammalian
  • Fetal bovine serum is the most widely used media supplement used in mammalian cell culture including mouse embryonic stem cell culture applications. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • 1994) Platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1 (PECAM/CD31): alternatively spliced, functionally distinct isoforms expressed during mammalian cardiovascular development. (springer.com)
  • Parkinson's
  • Those who cry foul over the use of human blastocysts for stem-cell research are ignoring the fact that the in-vitro fertilization clinics they often support would discard those same embryos, explains Kinsley, a Parkinson's sufferer. (newser.com)
  • A particular type of nerve cell may help sufferers from Parkinson's disease. (scribd.com)
  • sickle cell a
  • Published, peer-reviewed clinical trials have shown stem cells have reversed stroke damage years after the injury, helped spinal-cord-injury victims regain lost movement, helped heart attack patients recover, cured sickle cell anemia and reversed a wide range of diseases, including multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes and lupus erythematosus. (ncregister.com)
  • expansion
  • We also offer commonly used mouse embryo media and MEF feeder cells for the storage, transfer and expansion of mouse embryos used to create transgeneic mouse models under the EmbryoMAX™ name. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The ES cells are adapted to the DEF-CS culture system, an easy-to-use, complete culture system for efficient ES cell expansion in a feeder-free, defined environment. (clontech.com)
  • Children's Hospit
  • This ruling means an immediate disruption of dozens of labs doing this work since the Obama administration made its order," said Dr. George Q. Daley, director of the stem cell transplantation program at Children's Hospital Boston. (emaxhealth.com)
  • bone marrow
  • She became one of 18 patients enrolled by neurosurgeon Gary Steinberg to undergo a transplant of bone marrow stem cells directly into her brain, next to the area of her stroke damage. (ncregister.com)
  • Mouse
  • However, due to its undefined composition, lots of material must be pre-screened in order to ensure undifferentiated mouse ES cell phenotypes. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The cornerstone of this system is the ESGRO Complete™ clonal grade medium, which supports the self-renewal of mouse ES cells by providing the basic nutrients normally supplied by serum and feeders in the traditional culturing method. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • These nutrients include hormones, vitamins, the growth factors mLIF and BMP4, as well a selective GSK3β inhibitor for enhanced mouse ES cell growth and viability at clonal densities in serum-free conditions. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Corrigendum: Toward the generation of rod and cone photoreceptors from mouse, monkey and human embryonic stem cells. (ebscohost.com)
  • A correction to the article "Toward the generation of rod and cone photoreceptors from mouse, monkey and human embryonic stem cells" that was published in the February 3, 2008 issue is presented. (ebscohost.com)
  • The article focuses on a research that develop synthetic variants of the Grb2 SH2 domain of proteins, which bound specifically to one single phosphotyrosine motif, in mouse embryonic stem cells using affinity clamp approach. (ebscohost.com)
  • Therapy
  • The report, published online in the medical journal The Lancet, is the first to describe the effect on patients of a therapy involving human embryonic stem cells. (nytimes.com)
  • They come from the second clinical trial involving the stem cells, using a therapy developed by Advanced Cell Technology to treat macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. (nytimes.com)
  • No one can say exactly what tomorrow will bring, but the future of stem cell therapy is undoubtedly bright and far-reaching. (singularityhub.com)