Navigation Links
Liposuctioned fat stem cells to repair bodies

ased methods work is not surprising, perhaps, because adipose tissue is closely related to bone, cartilage, muscle and other connective tissue. But some say it is impossible to re-programme adult cells to become nerve or liver cells, for example, without using embryos. Adult stem cells, such as those from fat, are thought to have more limited potential.

Collas insists that the transformation is possible. The hurdle lies not with the genes but with a cell’s epigenetic status, the subtle chemical modifications of DNA and its surrounding histone proteins. Epigenetic marks contribute to switching genes on and off, and stem cells rely on them heavily as they divide and mature. The Oslo team has found that low rates of DNA methylation, for instance, boost the chances of transforming fat stem cells from one cell type into another. "Look at a cell’s epigenetic profile," says Collas, "and you may be able to predict what that cell is likely to turn into."

These epigenetic signatures have grabbed everyone’s attention, acknowledges Ernest Arenas, a EuroSTELLS researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. "Scientists in the stem cell field are starting to realise that for cell manipulations to succeed they need to pay attention to their epigenetic marks. Cells can’t be pushed along to become a different cell type unless they start out with the right set of [epigenetic] conditions."

It is a complex area but one that is loaded with promise. "Everyone is talking about epigenetics," says Collas. If he has his way, people may soon be visiting plastic surgeons not just for cosmetic reasons, but for therapy.
'"/>

Source:European Science Foundation


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells
2. Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells
3. Researchers discover way to make cells in the eye sensitive to light
4. Priming embryonic stem cells to fulfill their promise
5. Lack of enzyme turns fat cells into fat burners
6. Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
7. Elusive HIV shape change revealed; Key clue to how virus infects cells
8. Mouse brain cells rapidly recover after Alzheimers plaques are cleared
9. Enzyme allows B cells to resist death, leading to leukemia
10. Scientists rid stem cell culture of key animal cells
11. Genetically modified natural killer immune cells attack, kill leukemia cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Liposuctioned fat stem cells repair bodies

(Date:5/22/2015)... OXFORD, CT , May 22, 2015  NXT-ID, Inc. ... from June 1st, it will be ending its promotional pricing ... www.wocketwallet.com . Laurence Savin , Head of ... our exclusive promotional pricing until the end of May. To ... at wocketwallet.com/invite and when we open the store on June ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 21, 2015 According to ... Solutions (Hardware, Software, Services), by Applications (Surveillance (Airborne, ... by End-Users (Military & Defense & Commercial) - ... Imaging Market is expected to grow from $7252.0 ... at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... , May 20, 2015 ... ) has announced the addition of ... Global Iris Recognition Market"  report to ... ,This research service analyses trends in ... government and commercial sectors, globally. Despite ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID, Inc Announces Retail Price For Wocket Smart Wallet And Extends Discounted Promotional Price Till End Of May 2NXT-ID, Inc Announces Retail Price For Wocket Smart Wallet And Extends Discounted Promotional Price Till End Of May 3Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 2Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 3Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 4Global Iris Recognition Market Report 2015 - 5-Year Opportunity Analysis 2
... hosting a lecture and symposium Tuesday, March 10, through ... disastrous floods of summer 2008. "Living With Floods: ... symposium in The Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy. National ... floods to the psychological impact of displacement, from flood ...
... infection by intestinal worms a condition that affects more ... the immune system is more versatile than has long been ... of exploration in the search for treatments against autoimmune diseases ... own tissues. The findings, reported by scientists who performed ...
... about how to "grow your own organs" using stem cells ... has been elusive. A new report published in the March ... ) brings bioengineered organs a step closer, as scientists from ... they were able to use a "scaffolding" material extracted from ...
Cached Biology News:Public Policy Center hosts flood symposium March 10-12 2A worm-and-mouse tale: B cells deserve more respect 2A worm-and-mouse tale: B cells deserve more respect 3From stem cells to new organs: Stanford and NYU scientists cross threshold in regenerative medicine 2
(Date:5/28/2015)... 27, 2015 Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l9dqwt/animal_genetics ) ... Market by Products, by Testing services - Global Forecast ... The global animal genetics market is estimated to be ... a CAGR of 8-9% during the forecast period of ... driven by increasing animal protein consumption, increasing adoption of ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3nl6s2/neuroprotection ) has ... "Neuroprotection - Drugs, Markets and Companies" ... the role of neuroprotection in acute disorders such ... as well as in chronic diseases such as ... of damage to neural tissues are similar in ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... May 28, 2015 Celsion Corporation (the "Company") ... received commitments from two institutional healthcare investors to purchase ... common stock in an at-the-market registered direct offering and ... stock. The Company entered into a definitive ... Company agreed to sell an aggregate of 3,000,000 shares ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... 28, 2015 DryLet, LLC a ... applications such as animal waste reduction, bioremediation, wastewater ... in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, ... Pork Expo, June 3-5 in Des Moines, Iowa. ... a Wall Street Journal article because of its ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Animal Genetics (Canine, Equine, Poultry, Porcine, Bovine, and Genetic Material) Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 2Global Neuroprotection Market Report 2015-2024 - Drugs, Markets and Companies 2Global Neuroprotection Market Report 2015-2024 - Drugs, Markets and Companies 3Celsion Corporation Announces $8 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $8 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3DryLet to Showcase Patented ManureMagic™ at the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3-5 in Des Moines, Iowa 2
... /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine ... 3-year research agreement with Defence Research and Development ... application of IVT,s DepoVax(TM) vaccine formulation to anthrax ... for, and respond to biological threats. , "Dr. ...
... from Colorectal Cancer and Oral Picoplatin Trials To Be ... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical ... will present final data from two Phase 1 clinical ... poster sessions during the American Association for Cancer Research ...
... Zenobia Therapeutics, Inc., the leader in fragment-based lead ... announced successful completion of the first phase of ... subsidiary of Biogen Idec (Nasdaq: BIIB ... access to Zenobia,s technology and expertise in structural ...
Cached Biology Technology:ImmunoVaccine Technologies Collaborates with Defence Research & Development Canada to Strengthen Canada's Ability to Deal with Biological Threats 2Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present Final Data from Picoplatin Phase 1 Clinical Trials at American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting 2Zenobia Therapeutics Successfully Completes Initial Phase of Its Service Agreement With Syntonix Pharmaceuticals 2
Rabbit polyclonal to JAK1 (phospho Y1022 + Y1023) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 3716 SwissProtID: P23458...
Complete PCR kit. Includes: MasterAmp™ Taq DNA Polymerase, 10X PCR Buffer, MasterAmp™ 10X PCR Enhancer, dNTP Mix, 2.5 mM each, 25 mM MgCl2, Enzyme Dilution Buffer, Control Template and Prim...
Request Info...
The FailSafe™ PROBES Real-Time PCR System enables rapid, precise optimization of PCR experiments in which the product is detected using fluorescent target-specific labeled probes....
Biology Products: