News tagged with blood stem cells

Central biobank for drug research

For the development of new drugs it is crucial to work with stem cells, as these allow scientists to study the effects of new active pharmaceutical ingredients. But it has always been difficult to derive ...

dateSep 01, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Immune cells regulate blood stem cells

Researchers in Bern, Germany, have discovered that, during a viral infection, immune cells control the blood stem cells in the bone marrow and therefore also the body's own defences. The findings could allow ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Stress gives cells a 'second childhood'

What doesn't kill cells may make them stronger—or considerably more flexible, at least. New findings from Haruko Obokata of the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe and Charles Vacanti at Brigham ...

dateFeb 10, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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