News tagged with progenitor cells

Researchers generate functional neurons from somatic cells

In a new study, researchers were able to generate functionally mature motor neurons from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, which are engineered from adult somatic cells and can differentiate into most other cell types. ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in
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Deciphering the body's healing secrets

Healthy blood vessels play a key role in the prevention and treatment of diseases such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Endothelial cells line the blood vessels and are critical to the regulation of blood vessel growth ...

dateFeb 12, 2009 in Medical research
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