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New stem cell research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from King's College London have uncovered the first genetic evidence that shows cells found on the surface of blood vessels can act as stem cells to assist in both organ growth ...

Apr 05, 2011
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Patent improved growth factor technology

Brookhaven Science Associates, the company that manages the Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Biosurface Engineering Technologies, Inc. (BioSET) of Rockville, Maryland, have been issued a U.S. patent for an improved second-generation ...

Jul 13, 2010
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Animal eggs not suitable substitutes to produce stem cells

Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep over a decade ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been considered a promising way to generate human, patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic applications. The shortage of ...

Feb 02, 2009
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'Smart scaffolds' may help heal broken hearts

Canadian researchers have, for the first time, developed an organic substance that attracts and supports cells necessary for tissue repair and can be directly injected into problem areas. This development, published online ...

Jan 12, 2009
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