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Smoking turns on lung cancer stem cells | Stem Cells Freak

Smoking turns on lung cancer stem cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
A new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College suggests that smoking activates certain lung cancer stem cells.
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Engineers Put the 'Squeeze' on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Engineers Put the 'Squeeze' on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
After using optical tweezers to squeeze a tiny bead attached to the outside of a human mesenchymal stem cell, researchers now know how mechanical forces can trigger a key signaling pathway in the cells.
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Results of Neural Stem Cells for Macular Degeneration to be Presented at Ophthalmology Conference | Stem Cells Freak

Results of Neural Stem Cells for Macular Degeneration to be Presented at Ophthalmology Conference | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
StemCells, Inc to present preliminary results on the safety and efficacy of human neural stem cells, for dry age related macular degeneration (AMD)
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Study Ties Three Genes to Radiation Resistance in Recurrent Tumors | Stem Cells Freak

Study Ties Three Genes to Radiation Resistance in Recurrent Tumors | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
New research identifies three genes that together enable a lethal form of brain cancer to recur and progress after radiation therapy.
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New research identifies three genes that together enable a lethal form of brain cancer to recur and progress after radiation therapy.

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Stem Cells Show How Illness-Linked Genetic Variation Affects Neurons | Stem Cells Freak

Stem Cells Show How Illness-Linked Genetic Variation Affects Neurons | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.
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Australian Researchers Unravel the Mystery of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Generation | Stem Cells Freak

Australian Researchers Unravel the Mystery of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Generation | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Cell discovery brings blood disorder cure closer
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How Breast Cancer Uses the Power of Mammary Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

How Breast Cancer Uses the Power of Mammary Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Researchers find that mammary stem cells associated with the pregnant mammary gland are related to stem cells found in breast cancer.
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Researchers Uncover Stem Cell Behaviour of Human Bowel | Stem Cells Freak

Researchers Uncover Stem Cell Behaviour of Human Bowel | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
For the first time, scientists have uncovered new information on how stem cells in the human bowel behave, revealing vital clues about the earliest stages in bowel cancer development and how we may begin to prevent it.
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Harvard Researchers Identify New Potential Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis | Stem Cells Freak

Harvard Researchers Identify New Potential Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Harvard researchers identify a promising treatment for ALS.
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Researchers Correct Beta-Thalassemia Mutations Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

Researchers Correct Beta-Thalassemia Mutations Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Seamless gene correction of beta-thalassemia mutations in patient-specific cells, derived using iPSCs technology.
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Implanted Neurons Derived from Skin Become Part of the Brain | Stem Cells Freak

Implanted Neurons Derived from Skin Become Part of the Brain | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have grafted neurons reprogrammed from skin cells into the brains of mice for the first time with long-term stability.
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Knowing what to keep and what to trash: How the Dis3l2 protein distinguishes cellular messages | Stem Cells Freak

Knowing what to keep and what to trash: How the Dis3l2 protein distinguishes cellular messages | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Molecular structure reveals how a protein reads RNAs to preserve stem cell identity
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UCSF Scientist Discovers Key to Immune System Aging | Stem Cells Freak

UCSF Scientist Discovers Key to Immune System Aging | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and other maladies, and scientists have now discovered a reason why.
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Global Stem Cells Announces Alliance with Regenerative Technology Alliance | Stem Cells Freak

Global Stem Cells Announces Alliance with Regenerative Technology Alliance | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Global Stem Cells Group and the Regenerative Technology Alliance (RTA) sign a memorandum of understanding to evaluate and promote stem cell training programs.
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Amniotic Stem Cells Documentary - YouTube

A short documentary about amniotic stem cells and their potential future uses. Amniotic stem cells are multipotent stem cells of mesenchymal origin. Unlike e...
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Oklahoma Panel Passes Stem Cell Research Ban Bill | Stem Cells Freak

Oklahoma Panel Passes Stem Cell Research Ban Bill | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
A bill to make embryonic stem cell research illegal in Oklahoma was cleared this Wednesday.
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What Is the Cost of Cartistem? | Stem Cells Freak

What Is the Cost of Cartistem? | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
A rough estimation of what you should expect to pay if you are having the cartistem stem cell treatment.
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Researchers Trace the Beginnings of Hematopoietic Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

Researchers Trace the Beginnings of Hematopoietic Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Researchers elaborate upon a crucial signaling pathway and the role of key proteins, which may help clear the way to generate HSCs from human pluripotent precursors, similar to advances with other kinds of tissue stem cells.
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Epigenetics Has Large Say in the Fate of Blood Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

Epigenetics Has Large Say in the Fate of Blood Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Preliminary findings are starting to reshape the conventional understanding of the way stem cell fate decisions are controlled, thanks to a new technique for epigenetic analysis they have developed.
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Dramatic Growth of Grafted Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Rat Spinal Cord Injuries | Stem Cells Freak

Dramatic Growth of Grafted Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Rat Spinal Cord Injuries | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Reprogrammed human neurons extend axons almost entire length of central nervous system
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Researchers Grow Human Gastrointestinal Cells Using Epithelial Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

Researchers Grow Human Gastrointestinal Cells Using Epithelial Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Researchers develop tailor-made therapies for inflammatory bowel disease and other intestinal problems using epithelial stem cells.
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Cytori Halts Stem Cell Trials Due to Adverse Effects | Stem Cells Freak

Cytori Halts Stem Cell Trials Due to Adverse Effects | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Cytori halts trials of its experimental stem cell therapy for heart failure
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Molecular Competition Drives Adult Stem Cells to Specialize | Stem Cells Freak

Molecular Competition Drives Adult Stem Cells to Specialize | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Stowers researchers reveal molecular competition drives adult stem cells to specialize.
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Frankfurt-Based Researchers Discover Weakness of Leukemic Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

Frankfurt-Based Researchers Discover Weakness of Leukemic Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
5-LO inhibitors eliminate cells in culture and mouse models
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Coxsackie Virus Depletes Cardiac Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak

Coxsackie Virus Depletes Cardiac Stem Cells | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
New study suggests a mechanism by which early infection by Coxsackie Virus impairs the heart's ability to tolerate stress at later stages of life. CVB infection is very common and affects mostly children, and is often asymptomatic.
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Sugar mimics guide embryonic stem cells toward neural fate | Stem Cells Freak

Sugar mimics guide embryonic stem cells toward neural fate | Stem Cells Freak | Stem Cells | Scoop.it
Biochemists create synthetic materials that guide embruonic stem cell differentiation.
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