News tagged with ips 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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One step closer to cell reprogramming

In 2012, John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamakana were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering that adult cells can be reprogrammed into pluripotent ones (iPS); the cells obtained are capable of behaving ...

dateMay 06, 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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