Stem cell transplant in mouse embryo yields heart protection in adulthood
Rochester, Minn. May 14, 2009 - Stem cells play a role in heart muscle rejuvenation by attracting cells from the body that develop into heart muscle cells. They have been successfully used to halt or reverse cardiac injury following heart attack, but not to prevent injury before it occurs.
Americans United for Life Disappointed by Oklahoma Governor's Veto of Bill Banning Destructive Embryo Research
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry vetoed Oklahoma House Bill 1326, a bill making it illegal for any Oklahoma business to conduct research that would kill a human embryo
or subject an unborn child to a substantial risk of death or injury. T...
Single embryo transfer is the cheapest and most effective strategy for assisted reproduction
Transferring single embryos to women's wombs over several assisted reproduction cycles that use both fresh and frozen embryos is more effective and cheaper than transferring two or more embryos at one time, according to data from the world's longest running series of patients who choose to have on...
Most IVF Patients Under 35 Should Have Single Embryo Transfer, According to Latest SART Data
Delaware Fertility Doctors Urge Worldwide Acceptance
Newark, DE (PRWEB) March 17, 2009 -- IVF physicians at Reproductive Associates of Delaware (RAD)( http://www.reproductiveassociates.org ) have demonstrated that single embryos cultured under proper conditions have mor...
Largest study of fertility patients shows concerns about embryo disposition
DURHAM, NC -- Fertility patients who are done having children feel responsible for the stored, frozen embryos left over from their treatment, yet more than half are against implanting the embryos in anyone else, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University Medical Center.
Statement Regarding the Filing of Signatures to Put the Human Embryo Stem Cell Issue on the November Statewide Ballot
LANSING, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the
following statement to Dave Doyle, Spokesman for Michigan Citizens Against
Unrestricted Science and Experimentation:
"This proposal is deliberately deceptive. Lawyers and politicians
intentionally drafted this language to...
Embryo in Medical Technology
Study Reports Successful Cloning of Human Embryo Using Adult DNA
Key Step Toward Developing Embryonic Stem Cell Lines for Therapeutic Cloning
DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A California research team has
become the first to report, and painstakingly document, the cloning of a
using donated oocytes (egg ce...
Two Major Studies Show: Human Pluripotent Stem Cells without Cloning or Destroying Embryo
"On both ethical and practical grounds, direct programming is superior
to cloning as a means of obtaining patient-specific pluripotent stem
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two major scientific
papers published this week in Science and Cell unveil a proven way to
Advanced Cell Technology Develops First Human Embryonic Stem Cell
Line without Destroying an Embryo
ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2007 - Advanced Cell
Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: ACTC) has successfully produced a human
embryonic stem cell (hESC) line without destroying an embryo
lab in Worcester, Massachusetts. This development was announced by
Robert Lanza, M.D., V.P. of Research...
Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology
...oning) or embryonic stem cells and allows rapid creation of new animal models."
In the study published in Science titled "Knockout Rats via embryo
Microinjection of Zinc Finger Nucleases," (Geurts, et al.) scientists used ZFNs to knock out an inserted reporter gene and two native rat genes withou...
New Data Supports Significant Economic and Clinical Value of MENOPUR(R) in IVF
...ost-effectiveness of different
gonadotropins in IVF cycles involving frozen embryo
transfers using a
simulation model. The economic evaluation compared HP-hMG... over rFSH in women undergoing
conventional IVF and, when available, frozen embryo
transfer cycles. Since
this study attempts to realistically model the ac...
Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out
... B. Schoolcraft, the Nashes were able to select an embryo
that met two criteria: it didn't carry the genetic... for Molly Nash who suffered from FA. The selected embryo
would later develop to be Molly's little brother A...usion that would save Molly's life. Later a second embryo
from the couple would grow to become the couple's ...
Embryo in Medical Dictionary
...finitions ... Teratogen : Any agent that can disturb the development of an embryo
or fetus. ... teratogen n. An agent, such as a virus, a drug, or radiation, that causes malformation of an embryo
or ... What are the teratogen effects on the developing ... teratolog...
... development – Sexual dimorphism – Sexual differentiation – Puberty ... Prenatal testing is testing for diseases or conditions in a fetus or embryo
before it is born. The aim is to detect birth defects such as neural tube defects, Down syndrome, chromosome abnormalities, genetic diseases and...
... Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous end of a pregnancy at a stage where the embryo
or fetus is incapable of surviving, generally defined in humans at prior to 20 weeks of gestation. Miscarriage is the most... A miscarriage ...
... Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous end of a pregnancy at a stage where the embryo
or fetus is incapable of surviving, generally defined in humans at prior to 20 weeks of gestation. Miscarriage is the most... Inevitable abor...
...endent culture festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands ... Incubation is the process by which birds hatch their eggs, and to the development of the embryo
within the egg. The most vital factor of incubation is the constant temperature required for its development over a specific period. Especially in d...
... Human chorionic gonadotropin ( hCG ) is a glycoprotein hormone produced in pregnancy that is made by the developing embryo
soon after conception and later by the syncytiotrophoblast . Its role is to prevent the disintegration... HCG is the leader in professional pa...
Embryo in Biological News
Embryo in Biological Technology
Unisense FertiliTech A/S Receives CE Mark of Approval for EmbryoScope(TM) Embryo Monitoring System
AARUHS, Denmark, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisense FertiliTech A/S
( http://www.fertilitech.com ) announces that the EmbryoScope(TM) Embryo
Monitoring System and EmbryoSlide(TM) tray have received CE approval as class
IIa medical devices for use in IVF. Unisense Fertilitech A/S also received
NIH Announces Advanced Cell Technology's 'Single Cell Embryo Biopsy Technique' as a Means to Derive Embryonic Stem Cells to be Considered for Federal Funding
ACT Applauds NIH Plan to Implement President Bush's Stem Cell Executive Order
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (OTC Bulletin Board:
ACTC) On Tuesday, September 18, 2007, the National Institutes of Health
(NIH) announced that it would begin impleme...
Researchers report development of embryonic stem cells without destroying embryo
A Massachusetts company, working with University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers and others, says it has discovered a way to generate embryonic stem cell lines without interfering with the developmental potential of the embryos.
The company, Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. of Worcester, Mass.,...
OMT announces a breakthrough in the development of a novel human antibody platform
... Medical College of Wisconsin, and INSERM, today announced the creation of the first targeted knockout rats as detailed in "Knockout Rats Produced via embryo
Microinjection of Designed Zinc Finger Nucleases," published in the July 24th issue of Science . The creation of rats with permanent, heritable gene...
Irvine Scientific Announced Today a New Distribution Partnership With Prodimed
...ng in women's health, located in Neuilly en Thelle, France. Effective immediately, Irvine Scientific will be distributing Prodimed's extensive line of embryo
transfer catheters, oocyte retrieval needles, and intra-uterine insemination cannulas within the U.S.A.
Prodimed has a long history of devel...
Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report
...neurons to introduce into patients.
The new research, conducted on mouse embryo
cells, revealed that a gene known as Chd1 loosens the packaging that normal...rmation of a tissue known as primitive endoderm, which is essential for the embryo
to survive and develop.
Chd1 also was shown by the research team to be ...
Embryo in Biological Definition
Embryos (and one tadpole ) of the wrinkled frog ( Rana rugosa ).
For musical bands with the name "Embryo" see Embryo
( Greek : έμβρυον ) is an animal or a plant in its earliest stage of development .
...rentiation of human fingers in the developing embryo
requires the cells in between the fingers to initi...veloping tissues in vertebrates. During vertebrate embryo
development, structures called the notochord and...raced where each and every cell in the roundworm's embryo
came from during the division process, and where t...
...netic code . In development the theme of universal processes is also present, for example in most metazoan organisms the basic steps of the early embryo
development share similar morphological stages and include similar genes .
Evolution: the central principle of biology
Main article: Evol...
allantois , amnion , blastocyst , blastomere , blastula , blastulation , chorion , chrysalis , cleavage , ectoderm , embryo
, embryogenesis , embryogeny , embryology , endoderm , extra-embryonic membrane , fetus (or foetus ), gastrula , gastrulation , germ layer , ...
... at the blastula stage to a post- gastrulation embryo
with structured tissues and organs is controll...ecome migratory, and take up new positions with an embryo
where they again activate specific cell adhesion p...anslation.
Hunchback protein levels in the early embryo
are significantly augmented by new hunchback gen...
...e also been proposed. See epigenetic inheritance for a more detailed discussion.
The epigenome is the overall epigenetic state of a cell. As one embryo
can generate a multitude of cell fates during development, one genome could be said to give rise to many epigenomes.
Embryo in Biological Dictionary
Proembryo, or pro- embryo
, is a botanical term that has been used for centuries, to denote the series of cells that are formed after fertilization within the ovule of a flowering plant, before formation of the embryo
. Three-dimensional image reference of the human embryo
based on ma...
...at will eventually be internalized by epiboly. Frog yolk plug . This embryo
is near the end of gastrulation. ... overlying the archenteron roof at t...... Immediately after the yolk plug closure the posterior end of the embryo
extends ... ... blastopore and Frog yolk plug . These slides only ...
... Wolffian duct . Urogenital sinus of female human embryo
of eight ... Wolffian duct (red) degenerates in females (middle im...tent to WikiDoc. ... Wolffian duct . Urogenital sinus of female human embryo
of eight and ... The Pronephros and Wolffian Duct .—In the outer par...
...living, developing, or germinating under favorable conditions. The word is specially used in the following contexts: Hyperlinked article about the embryo
in later stages of development, from ... Prenatal Consultation at the Limits of Viability ", NeoReviews, Vol.4 No.6 (2003) ... Note: click...
...ry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. V. Angiology. 3. Development of the Vascular System ... 458– Diagram of the vascular channels in a human embryo
... Detroit, Michigan MI Region; Henry Ford, Vascular Surgery, Common Problems Associated with the Vascular System ; What is vascular disea...
... In placental mammals, the umbilical cord is the connecting cord from the developing embryo
or fetus to the placenta. During prenatal development, the umbilical cord comes from the same zygote as the fetus and (in humans)... Umbi...