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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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The company's lead stem cell therapy, ReN001 for chronic stroke disability, is in late pre-clinical development.
To tease out additional molecular details, Boyer's group plans to perturb the proteins and genes underlying stem cell behavior and to observe how the cells respond.
This funding opportunity is intended to promote research on all aspects of tumor stem cell biology, and on the genes and proteins responsible for the tumor stem cell phenotype.
Stem cell transplants may simply be masking the symptoms just like L-Dopa.
This process resulted in the differentiation of a population of cells that expressed markers characteristic of hair cells, illustrating how embryonic stem cells can be differentiated into hair cells in a stepwise fashion (figure 3).
Nancy Reagan has long been an advocate of embryonic stem cell research.
By all accounts Kass and the council members diligently and capably considered the issues before them, concluding by a slim majority that stem cell research should proceed, albeit with strict regulation.
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Micheline MathewsRoth, associate professor at Harvard Medical School, put it well:" It's crucial for people to realize that the only way to get embryonic stem cells is literally to tear apart living human embryos".
One day it may be possible to take any adult stem cell back to the embryonic, and hence protean, stage.
Our 3-D technology has numerous applications that we intend to develop with Stem Cell and other companies.