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an ancestor in the direct line

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More than 80% of the alleles had frequencies lower than 0.5 in both progenitor and derived lines of each population (Fig.
Methods: We measured the number of colony-forming units of endothelial progenitor cells in peripheral blood samples from 45 men (mean [[+ or -]SE] age, 50+2 years).
In mice, on each embryonic day progenitor cells produce a specific type of neurons before moving to another neuron type the next day.
Like stem cells, progenitor cells can differentiate into new cells, but they are more constrained in what type of cells they can become.
Frequency is pioneering a new class of small-molecule therapeutics designed to activate progenitor cells already present within the body to create healthy functional tissues and organs.
In a 2013 study using mice, Nakano and colleagues in his lab discovered that the heart tube -- the form the embryonic heart takes before it begins pumping blood -- contributes to the production of the body's early blood cells, which are called blood progenitor cells.
CBMG's allogeneic adipose-derived mesenchymal progenitor cell (haMPC) AlloJoin product is an off-the-shelf stem cell therapy developed completely in -house by CBMG over the past 7 years.
This research reveals that pancreatic progenitor cells bounce around and that their immediate environment, or extracellular matrix, plays a strong role in deciding their fate.
The estimated number of patients in China with multiple myeloma who are candidates for haematopoietic progenitor (stem) cell transplantation is estimated to be approximately 16,900/year.
Differentiation of bone marrow-derived progenitor stem cells to endothelial cells3,4 and vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs)5,6 have been indicated after administration of G-CSF in animals.
Flt3 regulates growth and survival of myeloid progenitor cells; therefore, mutations in FLT3 effectively abrogate growth-regulating controls [2].
The journal Hypertension Research reported finding an increase in endothelial progenitor cells and a decrease in free radicals in association with supplementation with taurine and magnesium.
Our colleagues have reported previously that these differentiated cell clusters generated from human fetal pancreatic progenitor cells exhibited more insulin contents and improved secretary capability and glucose response [3].
We investigated the effect of transplanting endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) derived from human early fetal aortas in rat injured arteries.
and examined until June 30, 2013, by which time 99.8% of the progenitor