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Research may pave way for new regenerative therapies


May 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): A team of researchers are working on methods to grow mature tissue substitutes from stem cells that have been extracted from human fat samples.Stem cells extracted from body ... Read more...

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How breast cell communities organize to form tissue


March 12th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the different types of cells that make up the human breast shows that not ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to those with Alzheimer’s, ALS


March 8th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A team of researchers has suggested that transplanting stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood cells and menstrual blood cells may offer future therapeutic benefit for those suffering ... Read more...

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Our brains much more similar to birds’ than we thought


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): It has long been believed that the brains of humans and other mammals differed from the brains of other animals, such as birds. But a new study has ... Read more...

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Brain regulatory gene identified


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Scientists have identified a gene that seems to be a master regulator of human brain development. The human brain is a marvel of nature with more than 100 billion ... Read more...

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Gene silencing could be behind induced pluripotent stem cells’ limitations


April 26th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Getting closer to generate any type of cells and tissues from patient's own cells, scientists have found that an important cluster of genes is inactivated in induced pluripotent ... Read more...

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Humans may one day be able to regrow organs and limbs


February 20th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 20 (ANI): A breakthrough research by an Indian-origin Kiwi scientist may soon enable humans to regrow parts of their body in the same way some amphibians do.Vishal Bhasin, a former ... Read more...

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Bone marrow cells could evade immune system rejection


January 29th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists from Iowa and Iran have used cells from mice to discover a new strategy for making embryonic stem cell transplants less likely to be rejected by a ... Read more...

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Scientists move closer to realising better diagnoses, treatments for chronic ailments


August 15th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Scientists from Brown University and other institutions have moved a step closer to realising quicker and more precise disease diagnoses, and more targeted treatments of many chronic ailments, ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover clues to cancer development in AIDS patients


June 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered clues to the development of cancers in AIDS patients through a series ... Read more...

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Scientists find protein that triggers plant cell division


June 12th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have found a protein that triggers division of cells in plants.Parent cells must be able to divide in ways that create daughter cells that are different from ... Read more...

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Frankincense oil can treat patients with bladder cancer


March 18th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Frankincense oiltracing its origin to India, Africa and the Middle East may prove to be an inexpensive alternative therapy for treating bladder cancer, according to a new ... Read more...

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Shutting down of DNA stretches, not single genes, causes cells to mature


January 19th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have found that the silencing of large DNA stretches and not single genes is what causes the gradual maturing of embryonic cells into cells ... Read more...

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Fat cells may help rejuvenate heart muscles after heart attack


October 28th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A team of University of Houston researchers are trying to determine whether fat cells can help beef up heart muscles damaged by heart attack. Associate Professor Stanley Kleis ... Read more...

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Study unlocks stem cell, DNA secrets to speed therapies


October 11th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that as embryonic stem cells turn into different cell types, there are dramatic corresponding changes in the order in which DNA is replicated and reorganised.The ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking DNA study set to create new therapies for deadly diseases


October 11th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists have taken a major step in cell research by unravelling how stem cells differentiate and what are the corresponding changes that take place during DNA replication ... Read more...

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Why human have higher cognition than other mammals


September 3rd, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A new study suggests that humans have a higher cognition than other mammals because they possess different types of cells, and not due to having larger cells. Published ... Read more...

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Researchers find control switches for cancer, viral infection immune cells


July 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found the control switches for immune cells that fight cancer, viral infection. During the study, they showed ... Read more...

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How cells move to create patterns on a butterflys wings


June 22nd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers say that they have discovered a gene that underpins the process of cell movement to create patterns like a zebras stripes, a seashells spirals, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover messaging system to control adult stem cells


April 11th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Manchester have taken a major step forward in the development of an Adult Stem Cells (ASCs) treatment for damaged tissue, by ... Read more...

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Now, a living cell printer to create 3-D structures


January 22nd, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
London, January 22 (ANI): A Wake Forest University researcher has adapted standard inkjet printing mechanism into a method of printing three-dimensional structures from living cells.James Yoo of the Institute of Regenerative ... Read more...

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Sugar on cell surface identified as key factor in flu infection


January 7th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge have found that sugar on cell surfaces is a key factor that is necessary for sustaining the spread of ... Read more...

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New technique paves way for cheaper, quicker stem cell therapies


December 21st, 2007 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University Of California , Irvine , have found a novel way to sort stem cells which can prove to be quicker, easier and more ... Read more...

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Key gene involved in Lupus identified


December 3rd, 2007 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Researchers have identified a key gene involved in the disease Lupus.Lupus, or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), is an autoimmune disease, which frequently causes skin rash, joint pains and ... Read more...

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