embryonic cell


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After scientists first grew human embryonic stem cells in the laboratory in 1998, many researchers waxed about an imminent era of cellular-replacement therapy, where the blank slate embryonic cells would be transformed into an array of tissues useful for treating Parkinson's disease, heart failure, diabetes, and other conditions.
Implantation of neural embryonic cells into the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease improved their ability to move, according to the results of a study published in the June issue of the Archives of Neurology.
As a result, thousands of women and babies are at risk every year," said Pamela Madsen, executive director of The American Fertility Association, adding, "This procedure makes it possible to analyze all of the chromosomes in an embryonic cell, representing one of the most significant advances in reproductive medicine in a decade.
This is the first commercially available test to leverage bioinformatics to inform in vitro fertilization (IVF) transfer decisions by identifying potential abnormalities across all 24 chromosomes (aneuploidy) from a single embryonic cell.
The NIH action followed the British government's plan to introduce legislation amending a ban on human cloning that will permit scientific research on embryonic cells (Transplant News, August 28/September 15, 2000).
The National Bioethics Advisory Commission, appointed by President Clinton 10 months ago to weigh the ethical pros and cons of the use of stem cells for research, has strongly recommended that research on embryonic cells be allowed.
Increased egg-laying in Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) fed artificial diet supplemented with an embryonic cell line.
The cells, derived from NIH registered human embryonic cell lines, are offered as a normal, consistent population of neural cells in an adherent monolayer format, a product never before offered to the research community.
Application areas examined include embryonic cell development and fertilization, and neural, vascular, muscle, cartilage, and liver engineering.
It is illegal to use federally funded equipment for research on newer embryonic cell lines.
Our ability to create human embryonic cell lines and therapies without harming the embryo should assuage the ethical concerns of many Americans.
Under pressure from anti-abortion and religious activists, the Bush Administration in August 2001 abruptly announced that federal money could be used only for research on the very small number of embryonic cell lines that existed as of that time.
who have been developing important alternatives to human embryonic cell transplantation in neurodegenerative diseases.
In particular, embryonic cell lines, autologous embryonic stem cells generated through therapeutic cloning, and highly plastic adult stem cells from the umbilical cord blood or bone marrow are touted as promising candidates.
The first step turned pluripotent stem cells into an embryonic cell type called definitive endoderm, which gives rise to the lining of the esophagus, stomach and intestines as well as the lungs, pancreas and liver.