Navigation Links
ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells

ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS... -- YOKOHAMA, Japan, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

Advanced Search Search

  1. Send a release
  2. Member sign in
  3. Become a member
  4. For journalists
  5. Global sites
PR Newswire: news distribution, targeting and monitoring
  1. Products & Services
  2. Knowledge Center
  3. Browse News Releases
  4. Contact PR Newswire
Biotechnology, Health Care & Hospitals, Medical Pharmaceuticals, New Products & Services Click to view news release full screen  

ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells


YOKOHAMA, Japan, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReproCELL, Inc. (CEO: Chikafumi Yokoyama PhD) is pleased to announce a new line of products to be launched in the autumn of 2010, offering neuronal cells derived from human iPS (induced pluripotent stem) cells.

Since April 2009, ReproCELL has been manufacturing iPS cell-derived cardiomyocytes for drug toxicity testing as the world's first drug discovery support business provider founded on iPS cells. The prospective new offering of neuronal cells is the second line of services to be introduced by the company, and is a considerable expansion of their scope of business. ReproCELL will be the first in the world to offer iPS cell derived neuronal cells, and, more specifically, will provide dopaminergic neurons, motor neurons, and cerebral nerves.

ReproCELL's Representative Director and CEO Chikafumi Yokoyama PhD commented, "Despite the constant rise of patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, fundamental therapies are still sought after in this ageing society. Through offering human iPS cell derived neuronal cells to the pharmaceutical industry, we hope to enable more effective screening of various neuroactive therapeutic compounds, thereby contributing to the development of new medicines."

In addition, the company welcomes its new scientific advisor, Professor Sian Harding at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, a leading expert in pluripotent stem-cell derived cardiomyocytes. Through this new collaboration, the company aims to accelerate further research and development in the use of iPS cells in this field.


Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
2. Odyssey Thera Announces Milestone Achievement in Pfizer Alliance
3. InNexus Biotechnology Announces Launch of Large Scale Primate Study of DXL625
4. Anesiva Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Update
5. SGX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2008
6. Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2008
7. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
8. China Yingxia International, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
9. ThirdBiotech Announces Kemeta as Newest Sponsor
10. Signalife Announces Intent to Withdraw From AMEX and Trade on the OTCBB
11. Chromos obtains interim order in connection with arrangement, announces annual and special meeting of shareholders and confirms mailing of information circular
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Copper is an essential ... bound to proteins, copper is also toxic to cells. With a $1.3 million ... (WPI) will conduct a systematic study of copper in the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Inc., a worldwide provider of clinical research services headquartered in ... has set a new quarterly earnings record in Q3 of 2015.  ... Q3 of 2014 to Q3 of 2015.   ... the establishment of an Asia-Pacific office to ... and Mexico , with the establishment ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... The Academy of Model ... Group (SIG), MultiGP, also known as Multirotor Grand Prix, to represent the First–Person View ... years. Many AMA members have embraced this type of racing and several new model ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Ltd. (OTCQB: TIKRF) today announced that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ... Israel time, at the law offices of Goldfarb Seligman ... Floor, Tel Aviv, Israel . ... to the Board of Directors; , election of Liat ... an amendment to certain terms of options granted to our Chief Executive ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... Oct. 29, 2015  Rubicon Genomics, Inc., today ... distribution of its DNA library preparation products, including ... new ThruPLEX Plasma-seq kit. ThruPLEX Plasma-seq has been ... of NGS libraries for liquid biopsies--the analysis of ... prognostic applications in cancer and other conditions. Eurofins ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Munich, Germany ... Mapping technology (ASGM) automatically maps data from mobile eye ... , so that they can be quantitatively analyzed ... Munich, Germany , October 28-29, 2015. SMI,s ... from mobile eye tracking videos created with SMI,s ...
(Date:10/23/2015)... DUBLIN , Oct. 23, 2015 Research ... of the "Global Voice Recognition Biometrics Market 2015-2019" ... --> --> The global voice recognition ... during 2014-2019. --> ... 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):