Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment
... researchers must figure out how to keep new beta cells
FRIDAY, Aug. 7 ... plays a key role in the conversion of pancreas cells
into insulin-producing beta cells, and the ... called Pax4 is turned on in pancreatic cells, the cells
change their identity to become beta cells. The ...
ThermoGenesis Announces Launch of Res-Q System; New Device Expands Company's Presence in Bone Marrow Sector
... for the concentration of bone marrow-derived stem cells
at the point of care.
The Res-Q System ... a laboratory device also used to collect stem cells
from bone marrow.
The Company plans to ... blood processing disposables for harvesting stem cells
in closed systems. The AXP device is used for the ...
Sperm Cell Insights May Aid Stem Cell Research
... that play a major role in reverting adult sperm cells
back into stem cells
have been identified by U.S. researchers.
Dedifferentiation is the redirection of stem cells
on the way to becoming ...
Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum
... present data on the proliferative ability of stem cells
found in menstrual blood (known as MenSCs) during ... These findings demonstrate that menstrual stem cells
are easily expandable to clinical relevance and ... trials testing the safety and efficacy of the cells
in several different animal models."
Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... KRAS- and BRAF-mutated human colorectal cancer cells
at the AACR meeting. The non-clinical data ... to overcome the resistance of mutated tumor cells
to those monoclonal antibodies. Micromet also ... that its BiTE antibody MT110 can direct T cells
to eliminate EpCAM-expressing human colorectal ...
Finding key to cancer drug Gleevec's limitations
... if treatment ends.
are able to live below the drug's radar and ... to find ways to sensitize the leukemia-initiating cells
to imatinib and enhance its power.
Context ... but have not known until now that certain cells
that set events in motion toward CML are able to ...
Cells in Medical Technology
Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)
... cancer spreads to the bone, the growing cancer cells
weaken and destroy the bone around the tumor. ... the essential regulator of osteoclasts (the cells
that break down bone). With more than 19,000 ... Impact and Prevalence
Bone metastases, cancer cells
that separate from tumors and migrate to bone ...
British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free
... of tumor-activated natural killer (TaNK) cells
as a treatment for leukemia.
Her doctors ... failed, sparking hope among oncologists that TaNK cells
could be the key to a new type of advanced cancer ... Free injected Ms. Scott with natural killer (NK) cells
taken from her daughter, Tara, who was 21 at the ...
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
... cancer vaccines derived from patients' own cancer cells
and immune cells
were well tolerated and resulted in impressive ... The study entitled "Phase II Trial of Dendritic cells
Loaded with Antigens from Self-Renewing, ...
Unlikely Treatment Identified by BrainCells Neurogenesis Platform Improved Clinical Outcomes in Patients Suffering From Depression
... is the process by which pre-existing stem cells
in the hippocampus of the adult brain produce new ... that the brain's ability to grow new brain cells
may have an impact on depression, and we now know ... is the process by which endogenous stem cells
in the adult human brain produce new brain ...
Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.
"This research will determine if the stem cells
found in menstrual blood can accurately provide a ...
Cryopraxis will also utilize C'elle stem cells
to develop potential therapies for female stress ... in the muscles that affect urine flow. Since stem cells
isolated from menstrual fluid have the ability to ...
Correction to Earlier Release From Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville
... In today's announcement regarding the use of stem cells
in the treatment of heart failure, we failed to ... trial using "c-kit-positive" adult cardiac stem cells
to treat heart disease. The clinical trial is ... cells: the c-kit-positive cardiac stem cells
are self-renewing, clonogenic and multipotent, ...
Cells in Medical Products
Sanochemia Fluorognost HIV-1 IFA Confirmation Assay
Description:... express HIV-1 antigens on their surface. The cells
are fixed to the surface of an IFA glass slide. ... and pattern of fluorescence of the infected cells
of the IFA slide compared to the uninfected cells
determines the confirmed HIV-1 status of the ...
MIS/AMH ELISA Test
MIS/AMH is produced by the Sertoli cells
of the testis in the male, and by ovarian granulosa cells
in the female. During embryonic development in males, secretion of MIS/AMH from testicular Sertoli cells
is essential for the regression of the Mullerian ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Cellchek CC-7000 with Pachymeter
Description:... thickness in the central area. The image of the cells
is displayed on the 9" monitor, which is supplied ... in three seconds you have a picture of the cells
and the readout of the corneal thickness on the ... the degree of pleomorphism. (The percentages of cells
selected that are six sided.) This information is ...
Company:Konan Medical, Inc. (dist. by DataMed)
Glycolic Acid Peel
Description:... growth of skin and collagen by decreasing the bond that holds dead skin cells
on the surface. This allows dead cells
to be removed gradually, leaving behind a layer of smoother and softer ...
BD Cell-Tak Cell and Tissue Adhesive
Description:... marine environment. BD Cell-Tak Cell and Tissue Adhesive is used to attach cells
or tissue sections to many types of surfaces, including plastic, glass, ... microinjection, immunohistochemistry, and establishing primary cells
in culture. BD Cell-Tak Cell and Tissue Adhesive has been used ...
Company:BD Diagnostic Systems
Inhibin B ELISA Test
Description:... forms exist in circulation.
Inhibins are secreted by ovarian granulosa cells
in females and by testicular Sertoli cells
in males . Both inhibin A and inhibin B are produced in females, but in ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Cells in Medical Definition
... is the mechanism by which newly developing T cells
and B cells
are rendered non-reactive to self.  The ... cell differentiation, whereby a proportion of the cells
generated are self-reactive (recognise the ...
Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition
... Vincent et al, 1992), one working with pyramidal cells
in the hippocampus and another working with Purkinje cells
in the cerebellum .
These groups were studying ... neurons of the hippocampus or the Purkinje cells
of the cerebellum. Activation of GABA receptors ...
Cryostasis (clathrate hydrates)
... of water are damaged by the dehydration of the cells
as ice is formed between the cells. The mechanism ... pressure of the solute water in the surrounding cells
and as heat is removed at the freezing point of ...
As the ice crystals grow, the volume of the cells
shrinks, and ...
... muscle to provide a better chance for the fat cells
to find a nearby blood supply. Because some fat ... in each gluteal cheek, the surgeon places fat cells
at dozens of levels through the patient’s rear. ... (Roberts) reports that a placement of fat cells
the size of teaspoon will perish because that ...
... which studies diseases of hematopoietic cells
( see below ). A hematopathologist looks at ... diagnosis .
Diseases of Hematopoietic cells
The major disease of hematopoietic cells
fall into several categories, which include ...
... through examination of organs , tissues , cells
and bodily fluids . The term encompasses both ... seeks to understand the mechanisms of injury to cells
and tissues , as well as the body's means of ... human diseases.
Adaptation to injury
and tissues may respond to injury and stress by ...
Cells in Medical Dictionary
... Radioactive abscess scan uses white blood cells
tagged with radioactive indium and x-ray s to ... and destroyed tissue from the white blood cells
that were carried to the area to fight the ... pus consists of bacteria , white blood cells
and dead tissue . Abscess Between the Gum ...
... chronic acid reflux is believed to cause the cells
at the bottom of the esophagus to transform into gland ular cells
similar to cells
in the stomach lining. The continuous pH ...
... large numbers of unusually immature white blood cells
destined to become lymphocyte s. Acute ... the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells
are made. ACUTE ADRENAL CRISIS - An abrupt ... disease in which too many immature white blood cells
(not lymphocyte s) are found in the blood and ...
Acute lymphocytic leukemia
... the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells
are made. Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a ... by large numbers of immature white blood cells
that resemble lymph oblasts. acute ... disease in which too many immature white blood cells
(called lymph oblasts) are found in the blood ...
Acute myelogenous leukemia
... the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells
are made. Acute myelogenous leukemia : ... disease in which too many immature white blood cells
(not lymphocyte s) are found in the blood and ... leukemia . is characterized by low red blood cells
( anemia ), low white blood cell count ( ...
... Neoplasm - or tumor , tissue composed of cells
that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is ... the growth of abnormal cells. These cancer ous cells
multi ply out of control, and form a tumor . As ... s. Adenocarcinoma starts in gland ular cells
in the lining of the small intestine and is the ...
Cells in Biological News
NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists
... treatments for humans.
The role of memory T cells
in transplant rejection:
Memory T cells
allow the immune system to respond to infections ... body to fight bacteria and stimulate the muscle cells
that line blood vessels. This project looks at ...
New cancer drug delivery system is effective and reversible
... developers, finding an agent that kills tumor cells
is only part of the equation. The drug must also ... antibody-conjugated liposomes to bind to cancer cells
can be inconsistent.
Some small molecules, ... cisplatin, a drug that effectively kills cancer cells
but has troublesome side effects when ...
Growing evidence of marijuana smoke's potential dangers
... smoke vs. tobacco smoke in terms of toxicity to cells
and to DNA. Scientists exposed cultured animal cells
and bacteria to condensed smoke samples from both ... smoke caused significantly more damage to cells
and DNA than tobacco smoke, the researchers note. ...
Pitt researchers find promising candidate protein for cancer prevention vaccines
... when inflammatory responses are strong. cells
infected with chicken pox virus, for example, look very much like tumor cells
because they, too, overproduce cyclin B1. The ... to the immune system as a marker of infected cells
that must be destroyed.
"Because cyclin B1 is ...
New stem cell research could reduce number of animal experiments
... will be developing a technique using human stem cells
to study this debilitating neurological disease, ... the number of animals used in research.
are the precursor cells
that are able to develop into more ...
La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor
... characterized by an overproduction of blood cells
by the bone marrow and include chronic myeloid ... Myeloproliferative diseases develop when myeloid cells
-- which make certain types of white blood ... become overactive and produce too many blood cells
leading to myeloproliferative disease, he ...
Cells in Biological Technology
Cells in Biological Products
Rabbit Anti-Ki67 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex
Description:... nuclear protein, expressed by proliferating cells
in all phases of the active cell cycle (G1, S, G2 ... by determining the number of Ki67-positive cells
among the total number of resting cells
= Ki67 index). In neoplastic tissues the ...
Rabbit Anti-Human S100 A6 Ab-9 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lab Vision
Description:... is also expressed in the antigen presenting cells
such as the Langerhans cells
in skin and interdigitating reticulum cells
in the paracortex of lymph nodes. Epitope: Not ...
CELLection Epithelial Enrich from Dynal Biotech
Description:... For up to 5 log enrichment of epithelial tumour cells
directly from blood, bone marrow or MNC. Tumour cells
clumps can be enriched from bone marrow. Enriched cells
are viable and bead-free and are suitable for ...
DETACHaBEAD Mouse CD4 from Dynal Biotech
Description:... Sheep anti-Mouse Fab to release mouse CD4+ T cells
from Dynabeads Mouse CD4 (L3T4). Detach positively isolated mosue CD4+ T cells
from Dynabeads Mouse CD4 using DETACHaBEAD Mouse CD4. The isolated cells
are suitable for any downstream application ...
DETACHaBEAD CD19 from Dynal Biotech
Description:... of DETACHaBEAD 19 polyclonal anti-Fab to release cells
from Dynabeads CD19 (Pan B). B cells
isolated with Dynabeads CD19 (Pan B) and released ... CD19 are viable and phenotypically unaltered. cells
are suitable for applications such as culturing ...
MaV203 Competent Yeast Cells Library Scale from Invitrogen
Description:... MaV203 Competent Yeast cells
are designed for use with the ProQuest Two-Hybrid ... true interactors (Figure 2). The MaV203 competent cells
Transformation (250 l of cells) ... to maximize number of trans-formants
formatted with carrier DNA already included ...
Cells in Biological Definition
... of the cell during cytokinesis . In muscle cells
they play an essential role, along with myosin ... units. This rapid turnover is important for the cells
The protein cofilin binds to ... bundles are responsible for the supporting a cells
microvilli. In vertebrates, the actin-bundling ...
... to store and transport chemical energy within cells
. ATP also plays an important role in the ... is about 0.1 mole . The energy used by human cells
requires the hydrolysis of 200 to 300 moles of ... consumption.
also have other "high-energy" nucleoside ...
... motile cells
Capsoid - individual non-motile cells
embedded in mucilage
Coccoid - individual non-motile cells
with cell walls
Palmelloid - non-motile cells
embedded in mucilage
Filamentous - a string ...
... forms a relatively flexible framework upon which cells
can move about and be reorganized, making complex ... organisms like plants and fungi have cells
held in place by cell walls , so develop by progressive growth. Also, unique to animal cells
are the following intercellular junctions: tight ...
... ). They are synthesized and secreted by B cells
of the immune system. B cells
are activated upon binding to their specific ... so they are often neglected.) Other immune cells
partner with antibodies to eliminate pathogens ...
... molecule used, several types of immune cells
can leap into action.
We can also classify ... or phagocytosis into the antigen presenting cells
(APCs), and degraded into fragments. The ... II histocompatibility molecules to T helper cells
(CD4 + ). Those that are specific for them, get ...
Cells in Biological Dictionary
... Yolk plug is the remaining patch of endodermal cells
that is created during the formation of the ... blastopore. It is a patch of large endodermal cells
which remains exposed on the vegetal surface of ... search ... The large edible endothermal cells
surrounded by the blastopore of an ... ... ...
... Phloem ... Sap is a fluid transported in xylem cells
or phloem sieve tube elements of a plant. ...... , phloem, parenchyma, and cambium cells. ... cells
also occur within the xylem and phloem of ... comprise a vertical chain of lengthened, dead cells
known as vessel elements. ... xylem is an ...
White blood cells
... White blood cells
(WBCs), or leukocytes, are cells
of the immune system defending the body ... but they are all ... White Blood cells
is the third album by the American garage rock ...
... ( in lower vascular plant (biology): cells
of the vascular system ) ... walls ... vessel ... non-Tin expressing cell (those cells
of the dorsal vessel lacking black nuclei) ... precursors. ... It is believed that stem cells
have the potential to be any cell in the body. ...
... ... i.e. a vascular cambium that produces cells
on ... xylem produced by the vascular ... the plant (root and ... Vascular cambium cells
are of two types (Crang and Vassilyev): fusiform ... As the vascular cambium adds new xylem cells
toward the inside of the stem and ... Growth ...
... which is present in all plant and fungal cells
and some protist, animal and bacterial cells. ... dictionary ... Vacuoles are found in the cells
of plants, protists, and some primitive animals. ... . The term means "empty space" ... Plant cells
have very large distinct vacuoles . ... The ...