Navigation Links
Singapore scientists first to perform genome-wide study of human stem cells
Date:10/18/2010

nding of hESCs and this will help in the development of technologies to further the utilities of these cells such as their potential to be used for clinical and therapeutic applications," said Dr Ng. "Dr Bard's scientific expertise was invaluable in helping us crack another piece of the stem cell puzzle. I definitely look forward to collaborating with him on more projects that aim to peel away the mysteries surrounding stem cells" he added.

Dr Alan Colman, Executive Director of the Singapore Stem Cell Consortium, said, "Huck Hui Ng and his colleagues continue to keep Singapore at the top table of countries plundering the secrets of human embryonic stem cell regulation. This time they have deployed the first genome-wide functional screen to identify factors that maintain 'stemness' in these cells and yet again reveal major differences between mouse and human embryonic stem cells in the control of this important property."

Senior Scientist at the Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Dr Janet Rossant added, "The unprecedented scale of this screen has added considerable new information to our understanding of pluripotency and will help efforts to improve reprogramming of adult cells."

Professor Lee Eng Hin, Executive Director of the Biomedical Research Council, A*STAR, applauded the discovery and said, "This is an examplar of a great cross institutional collaboration. The combined strength of stem cell and genomics experts has led to a great piece of world-class work. I hope to see more of such valuable partnerships in the future."


'/>"/>

Contact: Joshua Tan
joshua_tan@a-star.edu.sg
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Singapore hosts first Decade of the Mind conference in Asia
2. Clinical management of osteoporosis to be focus of Singapore meeting
3. NTU gets GreenLite for Singapores first truly eco-friendly bus
4. Singapore scientists exploit knowledge of p53 for increasing specificity of cancer treatments
5. Singapore program to provide clinical insight; showcase for regional research
6. Singapore scientists join international study of 10,000 vertebrates genomes
7. MINDEF, NTU join hands to boost Singapores defense R&D capabilities
8. New Singapore-France research alliance to develop state-of-the-art nanotechnologies
9. Facile synthesis of nanoparticles with multiple functions advanced in Singapore
10. Singapore nanotechnology combats fatal brain infections
11. Singapore scientists elected into National Academy of Sciences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... German . ... the help of sophisticated assembly lines. Mobile assembly carriers, on ... of these assembly lines. In the case of a car ... arranged in a precise spatial and chronological sequence, resulting in ... The creation of such an assembly line at molecular level ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (LMU) in Munich have assigned a number of ... arthropods. These animals lived in shallow marine habitats ... found in Jurassic strata. , Before they ... habitat and were fossilized some 435 million years ... the Silurian seas although they were not ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... mysteries of the human genome was unveiled today in ... detailed comparison yet of how the genomes of the ... research, appearing August 28 in in the journal ... three species, genomes is "read out," and how their ... results add billions of entries to a publicly available ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Nanoscale assembly line 2Nanoscale assembly line 3Paleontology: Oldest representative of a weird arthropod group 2Encyclopedia of how genomes function gets much bigger 2Encyclopedia of how genomes function gets much bigger 3Encyclopedia of how genomes function gets much bigger 4
... of harmful mercury in plants and animals, a new study ... Aquarium has compared levels of the chemical in captive dolphins ... fed a controlled diet, while the wild mammals dined on ... The study found lower levels of mercury in the captive ...
... medical information, but the sight of a needle often causes ... a team of researchers in Israel, however, can reveal much ... simply by shining a light through the skin. This optical ... high-resolution images of blood coursing through our veins without the ...
... University of Singapore,s (NUS) Department of Biological Sciences and Mechanobiology ... that is undergoing preclinical trials as a potential drug ... growing into a tumour. This drug-led compound is named BPTES. ... has provided evidence showing how a drug-lead compound suppresses tumour ...
Cached Biology News:Mercury in dolphins: Study compares toxin levels in captive and wild sea mammals 2Mercury in dolphins: Study compares toxin levels in captive and wild sea mammals 3New microscope uses rainbow of light to image the flow of individual blood cells 2New microscope uses rainbow of light to image the flow of individual blood cells 3Novel discovery by NUS scientists paves the way for more effective treatment of cancers 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... work by a Florida State University research team has ... your temperature, emit white light, and convert photon energy ... like a butterfly. , Biwu Ma, associate professor in ... FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, created the molecule in a ... discover that his creation has many other unique capabilities. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Earlier this month, a report was ... the U.S. Air Force on the performance of vehicles ... this type of fuel made from mustard seeds, offered ... to America’s Eco friendly future. In fact, every branch ... become independent of foreign oil over the next few ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 2014 Whitehouse Laboratories is excited to ... with PTI Inspection Systems that will enable ... the art leak testing method development and validation programs ... available. As part of this agreement, Whitehouse Labs has ... Detection Instrument developed and manufactured by PTI. The ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company developing peptide therapeutics that ... metabolic disorders, announced today that it has filed a ... and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed initial ... number of shares to be offered and the price ... Citigroup and Cowen and Company will act ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Novel 'butterfly' molecule could build new sensors, photoenergy conversion devices 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 4Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 5Whitehouse Labs Renews Partnership with PTI Inspection Systems 2Whitehouse Labs Renews Partnership with PTI Inspection Systems 3Rhythm Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 2
... 13 Jennerex, Inc. (San Francisco, CA,and Ottawa, ... that Samantha Miller has been appointed to the ... Ms. Miller has over 15 ... has negotiated, executed and managed numerous,global partnerships, as ...
... pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Lee as ... his 24 years of pharmaceutical sales and,marketing experience to ... the company. , (Photo: ... "We are extremely pleased to welcome Mr. Lee to ...
... risk to,patient safety in an economic downturn, the National ... Safety Congress will directly address,this issue through an extensive ... new thinking and tools critical to keeping patients,safe. , ... , This highly acclaimed annual ...
Cached Biology Technology:Jennerex Appoints Samantha Miller as Vice President of Corporate Development 2Patient Safety in Challenging Economic Times is Focus of NPSF Annual Congress on May 20-22 2
Mouse monoclonal [AE3] to Cytokeratin 1 - 8, prediluted ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Tissue / cell preparation - Human epidermal cells. Entrez GeneID: 140807 Swiss P...
pETDuet-1 is designed for the coexpression of two target genes....
...
WIF-1 (N-20)...
Biology Products: