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Effect of somatic cells on the physic-chemical and microbial properties of raw milk in different seasons.
The technique of somatic cell cloning in mammalians has been developed in the last few decades after the production of the first cloned sheep from a mammary gland cell [1].
The abundance of microbes in milk is reflected by the presence of somatic cells in milk.
In addition, it was suggested that Npm could improve development of nuclear transfer embryos by facilitating reprogramming of the somatic cell nucleus in bovine (Betthauser et al.
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) can be differentiated into any somatic cell type, making them a potentially valuable weapon against numerous diseases.
Wakayama et al developed a mouse somatic cell NT method by injecting donor nuclei into enucleated oocytes using a piezo unit (6).
Keywords: Somatic cell count; Dairy cow; Milk; Selection; Udder type
Therefore, human iPSC cells offer the particularly attractive opportunity to convert somatic cells from patients with cardiac disease into iPSCs and differentiate these iPSCs into patient-specific cardiomyocytes.
The Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2011 would make somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) illegal and would impose a felony charge on scientists who conduct such research.
Our findings provide evidence for an emerging view that somatic cells may be reprogrammed safely and simply by defined chemicals and other factors, which may facilitate their clinical use," said Professor Ahmad.
The centrosomal cycle is closely integrated with the chromosomal cycle in embryonic and somatic cells.
According to ISSCR guidelines, tissue samples may be used for research without contemporaneous informed consent only if researchers procure somatic cells from a tissue bank whose consent documents specifically designate nuclear reprogramming methods for stem cell research as one of the possible uses of the donor's tissues, and if donors have specifically agreed to this possible use.
Such therapeutics are produced in somatic cells having a genome with an artificially altered PrP gene.