The magic behind stem cells
- iPS and ES Cells: Do Both Roads Lead to Rome? Ng, Valerie Y.; Choo, Andre B. H. // Open Stem Cell Journal;2010 Special Issue, p8
The seminal report from Takahashi and Yamanka in 2006 describing the reprogramming of somatic cells to induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells  marked the beginning of a new field of research, resulting in hundreds of publications in a short 3 years. Among other things, the promise of iPS cells...
- The Bioethics of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Will Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells End the Debate? Watt, Julia C.; Kobayashi, Nao R. // Open Stem Cell Journal;2010 Special Issue, p18
The ethical debate surrounding human pluripotent stem (PS) cell research is mainly due to use of human embryonic stem (ES) cells. It has been suggested by many that human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells would end the debate due to their non-embryonic origin. This review examines the ethical...
- Engineered embryonic stem cells for regnerative nedicine. Hescheler, J. // Cell Research;Aug2008 Supplement, Vol. 18, pS111
Due to their ability to reproduce the embryological differentiation of nearly all different cellular phenotypes, embryonic stem (ES) cells represent an ideal tool to study processes of embryogenesis under in vitro conditions, in particular the signalling cascades and genes involved in the...
- HOLLYWOOD SCIENCE. Bruck, Connie // New Yorker;10/18/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 31, p62
Looks into the issue of whether or not the U.S. government will promote stem-cell research. Views of public officials regarding the matter; Amount of money spent on research from the years 1998 to 2003; Process made in making the research.
- Human embryonic stem cells: The future is now. Keller, Gordon; Snodgrass, H. Ralph // Nature Medicine;Feb99, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p151
The development of human embryonic stem cells as a research tool and therapeutic option offers a number of potential applications including the replacement of damaged tissues.
- Corrigendum: Quantifying cell-generated mechanical forces within living embryonic tissues. Campàs, Otger; Mammoto, Tadanori; Hasso, Sean; Sperling, Ralph A; O'Connell, Daniel; Bischof, Ashley G; Maas, Richard; Weitz, David A; Mahadevan, L; Ingber, Donald E // Nature Methods;Mar2014, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p349
A correction to the article related to quantifying cell-generated mechanical forces in living embryonic tissues is presented.
- Stem Cells--A Beginner's Guide. Mackay-Sim, Alan // Social Alternatives;2003 First Quarter, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p27
This article presents the scientific background to a debate on the ethics of stem cell research. The article also introduces the concepts of embryonic and adult stem cells and their therapeutic potential, both dreamed of and currently embodied. The promise of the stem cell biology is that it...
- 3 San Diegans Are Named to Stem Cell Panel. Webb, Marion // San Diego Business Journal;11/22/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p1
Reports that Edward Holmes, University of California San Diego's vice chancellor for health sciences, was appointed to the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine which will decide on grants for human embryonic stem cell research. Appointment of John Reed and...
- Cures on Hold. Regalado, Antonio // Technology Review;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p30
Reports on how scarcity of stem cells is blocking biomedical progress nearly two years after the isolation of human embryonic stem cells promised to change to face of medical research. Private companies' restriction of the use of their supplies; United States government initiatives stalled by...