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stem cell

Histology an undifferentiated cell that gives rise to specialized cells, such as blood cells

Stem Cell

 

a cell in the continuously renewing tissues of animals that is capable of developing in different directions, within the limits of tissue differentiation.

stem cell

[′stem ‚sel]
(embryology)
A formative cell.
(histology)
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Possibly, the guidelines are still worthwhile, not because of their substantive prohibitions, but because of procedural constraints introduced by their proposals for the governance of research on human embryonic stem cells.
Japan narrowly approved the use of human embryonic stem cells late last year while maintaining a ban on fetal cell use, but even this decision is tenuous.
In August 2000, however, on advice from legal counsel, the NIH determined that it could fund research involving the use, but not the derivation, of human embryonic stem cell lines.
Geron's product development programs are based upon three patented core technologies: telomerase, human embryonic stem cells and nuclear transfer.
Human embryonic stem cells (hES) have the potential to allow the repair of any failing organ by the injection of healthy youthful cells, and this breakthrough of isolating primordial stem cells may ultimately impact health care more broadly than the discovery of anesthesia or the development of antibiotics.
Human Stem Cell Technology & Biology: A Research Guide and Laboratory Manual integrates readily accessible text, electronic and video components with the aim of effectively communicating the critical information needed to understand and culture human embryonic stem cells.
For more than a decade, the government has allowed the use of public funds for research on human embryonic stem cell lines as long as the derivation of the cells, which results in the destruction of an embryo, was carried out with private funds.
Researchers affiliated to several Christian groups filed the case, saying that human embryonic stem cell research involves the destruction of human embryos, and that the new NIH guidelines for human stem cell research were 'contrary to law'.
GeneChip Analysis of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation into Hemangioblasts: An In Silico Dissection of Mixed Phenotypes
The guidelines clarify that an institution's ESCRO committee may conduct an "expedited review" for research done exclusively in a laboratory dish or test tube that does not create new lines of stem cells but uses previously derived human embryonic stem cell lines.
Therapeutic Applications of Human Embryonic Stem Cells (Shi-Jiang Lu, Irina Klimanskaya, Edmund Mickunas, and Robert Lanza) 29.
Any person who considers himself pro-life must recognize the inhumanity of human embryonic stem cell research.

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