Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment
The study, published in the Aug. 7 issue of cell
, also shows that the pancreas is capable of beta cell
While this approach was ... is determining whether the alpha to beta cell
conversion can be kept under control.
U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines
... -- Only two of 21 approved human embryonic stem cell
lines are routinely used by researchers in the ... says a new study.
The study found that two cell
lines, known as H1 and H9, accounted for 941 of ... by scientists since 1999 for human embryonic stem cell
lines housed at the two largest ...
ThermoGenesis Announces Launch of Res-Q System; New Device Expands Company's Presence in Bone Marrow Sector
... Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC ("Res-Q") System, an automated cell
processing medical device for the concentration ... in minutes and delivers a high rate of stem cell
recovery. The Res-Q System follows the late 2008 ... "We are excited to add a new member to our stem cell
processing product family to help us access the ...
Sperm Cell Insights May Aid Stem Cell Research
... spot proteins that help sperm revert to stem cell
THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay ... in the testis. The researchers reduced the stem cell
population in the flies' testis to zero and found ... Erika Matunis, an associate professor of cell
biology, said in a university news release.
iPierian Appoints Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger to Scientific Advisory Board
... and Hochedlinger are leading scientists in stem cell
research and their addition to the iPierian SAB ... Harvard Medical School and the Department of Stem cell
and Regenerative Biology, and assistant ... Harvard Medical School and the Department of Stem cell
and Regenerative Biology, principal faculty ...
Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum
... the largest and most established leaders in stem cell
innovation, will present data on the ... significant potential to develop into multiple cell
types. Dr. Julie Allickson, Vice President of ... scientists committed to study this novel stem cell
population for a broad range of regenerative ...
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Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
... indicate that KRAS plays an important role in cell
growth regulation. In mCRC, EGFR transmits ... the nucleus, these signals instruct the cancer cell
to reproduce and metastasize, leading to cancer ... sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell
culture systems or animal models. The length of ...
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership
... The initial focus will be on pancreatic beta cell
regeneration and survival, to restore beta cell
function in diabetes. The program builds on ... at GNF that has resulted in the discovery of beta cell
regeneration drug targets and candidates, and ...
Telik Announces Publication of Positive Phase 1 Results of a Multicenter Study of Ezatiostat Hydrochloride (TELINTRA(R), TLK199) Tablets In Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome
MDS is a heterogeneous group of blood stem cell
disorders of increasing incidence. MDS is characterized by ineffective blood cell
production involving one or more of the red cell, white cell
or platelet lineages and with MDS patients having ...
OPAXIO(TM) Combined with Alimta(R) Well Tolerated in Dose-Ranging Study of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
SEATTLE, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cell
Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) ... that in patients with advanced non-small cell
lung cancer (NSCLC), the combination of OPAXIO ... compared to standard therapies.
Headquartered in Seattle, ...
Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy
... from their peripheral blood and mixed with a cell
culture of the patient's own melanoma cells that ... months, p=.016). Eight patients in the dendritic cell
vaccine study experienced remarkable long-term, ... patient-specific biological treatments in its cell
biology laboratory, and provides a wealth of ...
Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.
... the largest and most established leaders in stem cell
innovation today announced a research and ... global regenerative technology leader and stem cell
research company. The partnership will allow ... a global leader in regenerative medicine and stem cell
R&D, to explore the utilization and potential ...
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Cell-Chex Body Fluid Cell Count Control
Description:... and body fluid control with distinct white blood cell
populations. When stained in the same manner as a ... The two-level control is assayed for manual cell
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differential, as well as the two-part ...
BD Cell-Tak Cell and Tissue Adhesive
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Elutra Cell Separation System
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Separation System is an enabling technology that allows you to separate cell
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FC-2000 Flare Meter
Description:... Anterior chamber protein cell
meter. Laser flare meter and cell-counting functions are included in this cell
meter, with dramatically enhanced measurement of cell
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Description:... endothelium, it is now possible to ascertain the cell
count. To perform this function, the operator ... box is drawn, the operator places a dot in each cell
inside the box. Again utilizing the mouse. After ... the operator selects "END again with the mouse. A cell
count will appear on the screen. The image and ...
Company:Konan Medical, Inc. (dist. by DataMed)
Genetic Systems HIV-1 Western Blot
Description:... derived from LAV strain of HIV-1 grown in the CEM cell
line. Use of the CEM cell
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related, nonviral bands. In addition, the Genetic ...
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Anterior mediastinal mass
... common masses found here include thymomas, germ cell
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histologies, but this is not very significant ... all age groups. Can also be primary mediastinal B cell
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and B cell
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... syndromes , leukemias , lymphomas , plasma cell
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2.4 Tissue ... processes, such as cellular adaptation to injury, cell
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... for more information.
Thymocytes are T cell
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surface markers. The earliest thymocyte stage is ...
Negative selection, regulatory T cell
Events during maturation ...
Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition
... action potential . Accordingly, any ionic current that hyperpolarizes a cell
is called an inhibitory current.
In their experiments with projection ... These observations suggested that no changes occurred in the post-synaptic cell
to change its responsiveness to GABA during DSI. Somehow, DSI appeared to ...
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... , including an area of pus . ABSOLUTE CD4 cell
COUNT (T4 COUNT): See CD4 cell
Count. ACCELERATED APPROVAL: Expedited process ... to work properly. Leukocyte See White blood cell
. In most cases, particularly when the ...
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count ... Abdominal ultrasound —In ...
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carcinoma , squamous cell
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carcinoma . Solaraze (diclofenac sodium , ...
... ), and malignant lesion s (such as basal cell
and squamous cell
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line is affected. Acute lymphocytic leukemia ... of the lymph cells, a type of white blood cell
. While ALL is known as the childhood form of ... chronic granulocytic leukemia ; and hairy cell
leukemia (HCL), a chronic leukemia named for ...
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Advances in lung cancer research announced at conference
... an Associate Investigator in TGen's Cancer and cell
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lung cancer (NSCLC), brain metastasis is a ... brain metastasis in patients with non-small cell
lung cancer," Dr. Weiss said. "Identifying the ...
New cancer drug delivery system is effective and reversible
... a new cancer drug delivery system that, in cell
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targeting agents, but those now in use are not as ...
Wastewater produces electricity and desalinates water
... Penn State
The team modified a microbial fuel cell
-- a device that uses naturally occurring ... is proof of concept."
A typical microbial fuel cell
consists of two chambers, one filled with ... University, Beijing, changed the microbial fuel cell
by adding a third chamber between the two ...
'Green' energy from algae
... are developing closed photo-bioreactors and novel cell
Microalgae are ... extraction methods to obtain a maximum amount of cell
constituents from the algae that can be used for ... very short term. This causes a perforation of the cell
membrane and the constituents are released."
New stem cell research could reduce number of animal experiments
... of Bath are embarking on a project to use stem cell
technology that could reduce the number of animal ...
She said: "These are exciting times for stem cell
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technology both for medical applications and in ...
La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor
... Center and a professor in Salk's Molecular and cell
Biology Laboratory, called the finding an ... published online today in the journal Cancer cell
in a paper entitled "Tumor Suppression by ... than can switch on many genes known to control cell
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... is needed.
A new technique known as "liquid cell
in situ transmission electron microscopy," in ... microscope (TEM) are brought to bear on a liquid cell
that allows liquids to be observed inside a ... of about 8 angstroms through the thick liquid cell
"The JEOL 3010 In-Situ Microscope is ...
ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies
... the launch of its Res-Q System, an automated cell
processing medical device for the concentration ... the manufacture, preservation and delivery of cell
and tissue therapy products. These products ... cryogenic device, is used by cord blood stem cell
banks in more than 25 countries for ...
ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results
... in minutes and delivers a high rate of stem cell
The Company also announced ... position as a leading manufacturer in the stem cell
industry. "A large portion of the non-recurring ... the Company in fiscal 2010:
Solid stem cell
collection activity at our largest private cord ...
Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody
... stem cells, today announced the publication in cell
of data demonstrating potent anti-cancer ... targets cancer stem cells, a type of tumor cell
responsible for driving tumor initiation, growth ...
Cell Therapeutics Second Quarter Net Loss Decreases 54%; Pixantrone NDA Submitted to the FDA for Approval
SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cell
Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) ... (FDA)," said James A. Bianco, M.D., CEO of cell
Therapeutics. "On the financial front, we ... two hours after call ends.
Headquartered in Seattle, ...
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... signaling cascade that has been shown to induce cell
growth and cell
transformation. KRX-0401 has demonstrated both ... which are pathways associated with programmed cell
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Anti-TIMP-4 (Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases-4), Loop #3 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from CHEMICON
Description:... tissues, and is produced by some fibroblasts in cell
culture conditions. Treatment of cells with ... ester TPA stimulates production of TIMP-4 in some cell
types, but the low protein levels produced often require concentration of cell
culture media to visualize the bands by Western ...
Rabbit Anti-Ki67 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex
Description:... prediluted Ki67 antigen is the prototypic cell
cycle related nuclear protein, expressed by proliferating cells in all phases of the active cell
cycle (G1, S, G2 and M phase). It is absent in ... Ki67 antibodies are useful in establishing the cell
growing fraction in neoplasms ...
Human Embryonic Stem Cell Starter Kit from Invitrogen
Description:... Normal;heading 1;The Human Embryonic Stem cell
(hESC) Starter Kit brings together many of the ... This set of products is regularly used in stem cell
training courses around the world, including ... quality process and has been validated by stem cell
researchers globally. For additional information ...
Embryonic Stem Cell Marker Antibody Panels from R&D Systems
Description:... R&D Systems adds two new Stem cell
Antibody Panels to its expanding line of stem cell
products. The Human Embryonic Stem cell
Marker Antibody Panel (Catalog # SC008) contains ...
Anti-PEBP Polyclonal Antibody, unconjugated, Clone ZLK.17 from Invitrogen
Description:... to allow outgrowth of neuronal processes or cell
migration, promote cell
death, and act as mitogenic or survival factors. ... the organization of the plasma membrane during cell
growth and ....
TriEx Insect Expression Medium from Novagen
Description:... TriEx Sf9 Cells and TriEx Insect cell
Medium are recommended for protein expression ... has been selected based on rapid, vigorous cell
growth and high protein expression levels ... our Ready-Plaque Sf9 Cells and BacVector Insect cell
Medium are recommended for initial transfection, ...
cell in Biological Definition
... three-dimensional network inside an eukariotic cell
. Actin filaments provide mechanical support for the cell, determine the cell
shape, enable cell
movements (through pseudopods ); and participate ...
... oxygen atmosphere. They have a prokaryotic cell
structure typical of bacteria and conduct ...
Coccoid - individual non-motile cells with cell
Palmelloid - non-motile cells embedded ... presence of reproductive organs with protective cell
layers, a characteristic not found in the other ...
... Each chromatid moves to opposite poles of the cell
(opposite ends of the nuclear spindle ).
... opposing pole (overlap microtubules) or with the cell
cortex; these are astral microtubules .
... on astral microtubules that have attached to the cell
The contributions of anaphase A and ...
Drugs which interfere with cell
Polymyxin B, gramicidin
... and molecular physiology of the bacterial cell
and that of the mammalian cell. In contrast, ... humans, the basic biochemistries of the fungal cell
and the ...
... antigen. In some cases the interaction of the B cell
with a T helper cell
is also necessary.
Structure of the ... is the same by all immunoglobulins of the same B cell
. Heavy chains γ, α and δ have ...
... with skin.
Antigens are presented by a cell
to its environment via a histocompatibility ... generated within the cell, as a result of normal cell
metabolism , or because of viral or ... . The fragments are then presented on the cell
surface in the complex with class I ...
cell in Biological Dictionary
... to the group of cells formed by the first few cell
divisions, ... 3D computer modeling company. zygote ( ) n. The cell
formed by the union of two gametes, especially a ... from zygote to multicellular organism involves cell
division, the ... Model organisms for the study ...
White blood cells
... ... ... quantity of each type of blood cell
in a given sample of blood , often including ... ... More about White Blood cell
Count and Differential: Purpose Preparation ... Normal results Abnormal results White Blood cell
Count and Your doctor will order this test ...
... is a resource for the most current information on cell
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viability in culture is an important means of evaluating in ... Fluorescence assays for cell
viability measurement are one of the most ...
... Aspects of the topic vessel - cell
are discussed in the following places at ... members can be described. ... There is no cell
wall material at the ends of the vessels (tomatoes have a ... Four-Gas Mixing in cell
Culture, blends air, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and ...
... water containing ... Each plant cell
has a large, single vacuole that stores ... . ... The membrane surrounding the plant cell
vacuole is called the tonoplast. ... ... These vacuoles grow and merge as the cell
matures. Vacuoles are seldom prominent ...
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cancer. ... cell
Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter ... ... The ... Renal Pelvis and Ureter Transitional cell
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