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embryonic

, embryonal
of or relating to an embryo
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By contrast, most embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells are more restricted in their developmental potential, able to form embryonic cell types, but not extra-embryonic tissues.
The highest early and late embryonic mortality was observed in small egg weight category followed by that of medium and large egg weight categories.
They produced batches of these cells from both "human embryonic stem cells (hESC, which require the destruction of a young human being) and from human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC, the stem cells created from normal skin cells, without using embryos)," Prentice wrote.
Creating embryonic stem cells by nuclear transfer in humans, he says, is "the next major technological advance since Dolly.
The survey results provide empirical data to support previously anecdotal concerns that delays in acquiring or an inability to acquire certain human embryonic stem cell lines may be hindering stem cell science in the United States," said Aaron Levine, an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Circuit ruled that federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research could continue while the appeals process moved forward.
Biotechnology company BioTime Inc (NYSE Amex:BTIM) reported on Thursday that the company will launch seven new human embryonic progenitor cell lines with seven corresponding novel culture media on 1 September 2010.
The Food and Drug Administration last month cleared the way for the first trial to see if human embryonic stem cells could treat people safely.
When used in experiments on people and animals, embryonic stem cells have been either rejected by the recipient or, in some cases, the symptoms of the diseases were made worse.
Directed by scientists Kathrin Plath and William Lowry, the UCLA researchers used genetic alteration to turn back the clock on human skin cells and create cells that are nearly identical to human embryonic stem cells.
Barely a week after Oregon researchers announced that they had successfully cloned a monkey embryo from the skin cells of an adult rhesus macaque and then harvested embryonic stem cells from the clone, scientists from the United States and Japan successfully reprogrammed human skin cells to act like embryonic stem cells.
Embryonic stem-cell research has become a very controversial issue over the last few years--and justifiably so.