Stem Cells Get Real
- Super Cells. // Scholastic SuperScience;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p2
Focuses on the significance of stem cells in the human body. Kinds of stem cells; Treatment of various diseases; Determination of the most flexible kind of stem cells.
- Cytotrophoblast Stem Cell Line Generated from Human Cells. // Fertility Weekly;8/7/2006, p7
The article discusses the generation of human cytotrophoblast stem (CTBS) cell line from human embryonic stem cells. Several cell lines have been generated from normal, or transformed trophoblast and placental tissues, creating useful in vitro models for the research of placental development and...
- New Stanford institute sparks cloning quarrel. Novak, Kris // Nature Medicine;Feb2003, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p156
Reports the human cloning debate sparked by the creation of Stanford University's institute to incorporate basic stem cell research into clinical medicine in Stanford, California. Differences between therapeutic and reproductive cloning; Creation of human embryos through nuclear transfer...
- The lessons of Eve. // New Scientist;1/11/2003, Vol. 177 Issue 2377, p3
Editorial. Reports on lessons to be learned by governments and scientists of several countries on how to handle human reproductive cloning issue. Lack of evidence to support the claims of cloning by the Raelian sect; Emphasis of research on stem cells from ordinary human embryos; Involvement...
- A Novel and Critical Role for Oct4 as a Regulator of the Maternal-Embryonic Transition. Foygel, Kira; Bokyung Choi; Sunny Jun; Leong, Denise E.; Lee, Alan; Wong, Connie C.; Zuo, Elizabeth; Eckart, Michael; Reijo Pera, Renee A.; Wong, Wing H.; Yao, Mylene W. M. // PLoS ONE;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p1
Background: Compared to the emerging embryonic stem cell (ESC) gene network, little is known about the dynamic gene network that directs reprogramming in the early embryo. We hypothesized that Oct4, an ESC pluripotency regulator that is also highly expressed at the 1- to 2-cell stages in...
- Floppy ears and. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;7/16/2014, pA02
Floppy ears and white furry patches are a few traits of domesticated mammals, noted Darwin. Now researchers from the Humboldt Univ. of Berlin, Univ. of Vienna and Harvard hypothesize that a group of embryonic stem cells, the neural crest, could be the link. Domesticated mammals might have an...
- SCI CHAT. // Odyssey;Apr2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p47
Reports that embryonic stem cells do not represent a human life.
- US deliberates on embryonic stem cells, cloning. Fox, Jeffrey L. // Nature Biotechnology;Sep2001, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p791
Examines deliberations concerning embryonic stem cells and human cloning in the United States. Plan for funding human embryonic stem cell research; Opposition to humane cloning; Potential applications of human cell cloning technology.
- WORLD REACTION. // New Scientist;2/1/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2954, p8
The article presents quotes from several international scientists concerning human cloning and stem cell medicine including Shinya Yamanaka from Kyoto University in Japan, Advanced Cell Technology chief scientific officer Robert Lanza from the U.S., and Keisuke Kaji of the University of...