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Skin bugs protects body from infection


July 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Bugs that normally inhabit the skin may actually protect the body from infection, shows a study.By the virtue of being the largest organ of the body, ... Read more...

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Some nerve! Now bypass stem cells


February 1st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists have successfully converted mouse skin cells directly into cells that become the three main parts of the nervous system, bypassing the stem cell stage, throwing ... Read more...

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Scientists convert skin cells directly into beating heart cells


February 1st, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have successfully converted adult skin cells directly into beating heart cells efficiently without having to first go through the laborious process of generating embryonic-like stem cells.The powerful ... Read more...

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Scientists convert skin cells into nerve cells


January 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): In a novel study, scientists from Stanford University have successfully transformed skin cells into nerve cells - an advancement that could pave way for new treatments for dementia.They ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover origin of Merkel cells


September 29th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Scientists claim to have unravelled the mystery surrounding the developmental origin of specialized skin cells involved in touch sensation.Merkel cells are neuroendocrine cells that reside in the vertebrate ... Read more...

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Scientists create stem cells without using cancer-causing viruses


September 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Biologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, U.S., have shown that it is possible to reprogram adult cells back to an embryonic state without using viruses ... Read more...

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Now heart and blood cells from mouse skin cells


May 1st, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Cardiac cells grown from mouse skin cells can be re-programmed into cells with the same unlimited properties as embryonic stem cells, according to a promising new study. The ... Read more...

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Scientists create heart, blood cells from reprogrammed mouse skin cells


May 1st, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Experts at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have successfully created functioning cardiac cells from mouse skin cells.The researchers have revealed that they began their study ... Read more...

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Tiny RNA strand that helps skin cells protect body from bacteria, cancer uncovered


March 3rd, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Researchers at Rockefeller University conducted a series of experiments in mice and discovered a small RNA molecule that helps exposed skin cells protect the body from bacteria, dehydration ... Read more...

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