• Researchers at the Eaton-Peabody Laboratory have successfully isolated adult stem cells from the tissue of the mouse utricle. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • Stem Cell Engineering offers valuable background and reference for both the public and professionals including industrial staffers, faculty, researchers, engineers, students and scientific journalists. (springer.com)
  • Because stem cells reproduce to create more stem cells (as well as different types of cells), an established culture can be split up and grown into more cultures, allowing multiple researchers the chance to run any number of experiments. (everything2.com)
  • The researchers induced mouse cells to produce extra quantities of Nanog. (theregister.co.uk)
  • US researchers have cloned stem cells from the unfertilized eggs of primates - our closest animal relatives. (innovations-report.com)
  • Stem-cell researchers' ultimate goal is to replace any malfunctioning body tissue, such as diabetics faulty pancreas cells or the degrading nerve sheaths in multiple sclerosis patients. (innovations-report.com)
  • Two years later, Michael Specter took a look at the Bush Administration's approach to science , and found that, despite Proposition 71 and other small-bore efforts, stem-cell researchers were foundering under federal constraints. (newyorker.com)
  • Human bone marrow has been used to create early-stage sperm cells for the first time, a scientific step forward that will help researchers understand more about how sperm cells are created. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified an important mechanism that regulates how many new cells are produced by each intestinal stem cell. (rxpgnews.com)
  • After more than two years of intensive ethical and scientific review, Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at Harvard and Children's Hospital Boston have been cleared to begin experiments using Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) to create disease-specific stem cell lines in an effort to develop treatments for a wide range of now-incurable conditions afflicting tens of millions of people. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Researchers from the University of Georgia, Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh have received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to test a novel method of producing viable sperm cells from skin cells. (news-medical.net)
  • Researchers have published the results of their work where stem cell therapy has shown promise in a case of spinal cord injury. (news-medical.net)
  • Although stem cells hold promise as direct therapy for human diseases, many researchers are even more enthusiastic about the opportunity to use stem cells to study disease fundamentals. (amnh.org)
  • Learn how clinicians and researchers are involving diabetes patients in the search for a cure by developing new stem cell lines from their DNA. (amnh.org)
  • Answer: Researchers use a microscopic glass pipette to extract the 46 chromosomes of DNA from the nuclei of a skin cell. (amnh.org)
  • Stem cell transplants have many benefits, but they also have risks. (cdc.gov)
  • Because stem cell transplants destroy and rebuild your immune system, they increase your risk for fungal infections. (cdc.gov)
  • However, according to the Texas Cord Blood bank, more than 8,000 people have received umbilical cord stem cell transplants. (divshare.com)
  • At the time of one if the original writeups in this node it was thought that the only readily accessible source of stem cells was from harvested human foetuses, which understandably raised many moral and ethical issues. (everything2.com)
  • Hence, an important feature of iPS cells is that their generation does not require an embryo, the use of which is fraught with ethical issues. (britannica.com)
  • And opponents of therapeutic cloning do not believe the new cells solve any of the ethical dilemmas of producing embryonic stem (ES) cells. (innovations-report.com)
  • What ethical issues surround the use of embryonic stem cells? (amnh.org)
  • Stem cell scientists have pinpointed a molecule that confers the cells with amazing powers of self-renewal and maintains their ability to develop into any other type of cell in the body. (theregister.co.uk)
  • What could studying the development of these cells tell scientists? (amnh.org)
  • Answer: Scientists can create the cell type that has the genetic marker for the disease they are studying. (amnh.org)
  • Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of Health Services states, "I believe it will open up a world of opportunity for scientists, not only at the NIH, but elsewhere, because it demonstrates a cooperative atmosphere among academia, the private sector, and government that will allow us to move ahead" ("sign stem"1). (divshare.com)
  • A year later, in a Profile of Christopher Reeve , Groopman met with a researcher named Hans Keirstead, who was figuring out how to use a preëxisting stem-cell line to develop glial cells, which support the spinal cord and nervous system. (newyorker.com)
  • Clinical and animal studies have been conducted into the use of stem cells in cases of spinal cord injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mammals, attempts to regenerate damaged inner ear hair cells by genetic means have previously resulted in limited success. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • Rush cardiologists are hoping that transplanted stem cells can regenerate damaged heart muscle in those who experience a first heart attack. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Stem cells are unique types of cells that have the ability to renew themselves over long periods of time. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • Adult stem cells are undifferentiated cells that are found in organ tissue and have the capacity to produce specialized cell types for that particular organ. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • In other words, they can develop into each of the more than 200 cell types of the adult body when given sufficient and necessary stimulation for a specific cell type. (slideshare.net)
  • The human body is composed of billions of cells, each of which is one of roughly 200 types. (everything2.com)
  • However, foetuses do not have all of these different types of cells - instead the foetus has a number of stem cells, which under different conditions grow into different types of cells, until one has another member of the voting public (although everybody has stem cells in them, as they are continually generated by the body). (everything2.com)
  • This is, however, only part of the story - there are four different types of stem cells, and each type determines the use of the cells it produces. (everything2.com)
  • Feeder layers are used to support the growth of a variety of fastidious cell types including stem cells. (atcc.org)
  • Primate parthenotes are, if anything, easier to grow into different tissue types than ES cells, says West: "It's all there: skin with hair follicles, developing eye tissue. (innovations-report.com)
  • Stem cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth. (news-medical.net)
  • Answer: They can renew indefinitely and have the ability to give rise to any one of the different cell types in our body-nerve cell, liver cell, pancreatic cell, muscle cell, etc. (amnh.org)
  • A new report published in the Ear, Nose & Throat Journal (October, 2004) describes the significant progress being made in the growth of cochlear hair cells generated from stem cells in mice. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • The cells were maintained in a medium supplemented with growth factors. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • The next step is to integrate the growth of stem cell-derived hair cells with the recovery of neural synapses to complete the auditory pathway. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • This involves plying the cell with growth factor s and other mystic substances to activate dormant pathways. (everything2.com)
  • Azim Surani, a developmental biologist at Cambridge University in England agrees: Parthenote cells lack the influence of male chromosomes, which have subtle effects on cell growth and development. (innovations-report.com)
  • In a multicellular aggregate of hPSCs, intracellular apicosomes from multiple cells are trafficked to generate a common lumenal cavity. (rupress.org)
  • The fertilized egg (day 1) undergoes cell division to form a 2-cell embryo, followed by 4-cell, etc. until a ball of cells is formed by the fourth day. (slideshare.net)