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Stem Cells And Its Uses

Stem Cell Basics: Introduction

Stem cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth. In addition, in many tissues they serve as a sort of internal repair system, dividing essentially without limit to repleni...

Why Store Stem Cells - Cells Of Fortune

In short, because they may one day save your own life or a loved one’s life. It is now standard medical practice to treat serious blood illnesses (including various leukemias and Fanconi anaemia) as well as autoimmune system disorders using stem c...

The Engineering Behind The Stem Cell

When cells are removed from the body and maintained in culture, they generally maintain their original character. Keratinocytes continue to behave as keratinocytes, chondrocytes as chondrocytes, liver cells as liver cells, and so on. Each type of ...

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Stem Cell Banking With Precious Cells

What is Stem Cell Banking? Over the last 2 decades, stem cell banking has become routine practice for many families throughout the world for treatment of a v...

A Comparison Of Various Stem Cell Sources

Cord blood stem cells are biologically younger and are more flexible compared to adult stem cells from other sources like bone marrow. When saved, they have unique qualities and advantages.

Wanna Store Stem Cells?

LifeCell, India’s first and largest stem cell bank, has recently introduced its new, lowered, base price of Rs. 9,990 for its umbilical cord stem cell banking service. With this affordable pricing, it is expected that more parents would choose to ...

Rare Match: Historic Sibling Stem-Cell Transplant Saves Quebec Boy's Life

An umbilical cord blood donation from one Quebec brother to another has made Canadian history as the first stem-cell transplant among siblings from a public umbilical cord bank. And it’s all because their mother thought the donation could one day ...

Cell Culture & Tissue Culture Media For Stem Cell Biology

Successful culture of stem cells requires optimized protocols that incorporate quality reagents. To support research involving stem cells and progenitor cells from a variety of tissues, STEMCELL Technologies provides an extensive range of validate...

Scientists Reveal How Stem Cells Defend Against Viruses

Several stem cell types including embryonic and haematopoietic stem cells are known to be capable of suppressing the activities of infected viruses and viral DNA residing in the host genome. This characteristic property, known as proviral silencin...

Parkinson's Stem Cell Project Seeks Funding

Raising money for promising but still unproven lines of research can be excruciatingly difficult. Just ask the people involved with the Summit4StemCell project in San Diego. Seeking to raise money for a possible new stem cell treatment for Parkins...

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Stem Cells - Pros And Cons Explained

Liz Bonnin investigates new stem-cell research that could change the face of organ transplant surgery. Absorbing clip from series 5 of BBC 1 series Bang Goes...

Stephen Hawking On Stem Cells

"Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos ar...

National Guidelines For Stem Cell Research

The field of stem cell research is still young. Successful culture and characterization of human embryonic stem cells was achieved just over a decade ago. Since then, some advances have been made towards und...

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Stem Cells And Its Uses

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Ever wondered what a stem cell can become? It can become a skin, a muscle, a bone, blood and what not! It's a shapeshifter!