Stem cells, which have the potential to turn into any kind of cell, offer the tantalizing possibility of generating new tissues for organ replacements, stroke victims and patients of many … Continue Reading Researchers have discovered a new pathway in stem cell differentiation.
A research team at UC San Francisco has discovered an RNA molecule called Pnky that can be manipulated to increase the production of neurons from neural stem cells. The opensource … Continue Reading Researchers identify noncoding RNA crucial for stem cell suppression in the brain.
During pregnancy, the mother supplies the fetus with nutrients and oxygen via the placenta. If placental development is impaired, this may lead to growth disorders of the embryo or to … Continue Reading Researchers discover a new signaling pathway in embryonic development.
Researchers have for the first time successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons of the type that regulate appetite, providing a patient-specific model for studying the neurophysiology of weight … Continue Reading In world’s first researchers differentiate skin cells into neurons controlling appetite.
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science and Cambridge University have jointly managed the feat of turning back the clock on human cells to create primordial germ cells, the embryonic … Continue Reading Human primordial cells programmed in the lab for the first time.