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Hope in bone marrow - a chance for infertile women

Hope in bone marrow - a chance for infertile women

Bone marrow derived stem cells can be used to create egg cells - scientist state in "Cell". It is a chance for infertile women and women after menopause that want to have children.“We might be starting a new era in...

Autologous transplants of blood vessel generated from stem cells.

Autologous transplants of blood vessel generated from stem cells.

A team of Swiss scientists published results of their experiments in which they used tissue engineering techniques in order to obtain tissue from progenitor epithelial cells from umbilical cord blood, which can be used for autologous vascular transplant.Such transplants can...

A successful umbilical cord blood in -vitro expansion

A successful umbilical cord blood in -vitro expansion

A team of Japanese researchers invented a new, efficient method of cord blood expansion. In cultures containing interleukin-6 and other growth factors, they achieved a 13-ply increase of stem cell number in 12 days. Expanded cells didn’t transform into cancer...

Polish haematologists on stem cells

Polish haematologists on stem cells

In a paper “Umbilical cord blood stem cells – hopes and reality” written by Professor Tadeusz Robak, PhD and Anna Korycka MD of the Chair and Clinic of Haematology, Łódź Medical University, authors present a summary of hitherto existing research...

Nanog – eternal youth protein

Nanog – eternal youth protein

Adult cells of the human body can be so reprogrammed to become embryonic stem cells - Scottish researchers have shown.Embryonic stem cells can change into any cell in the human body. It is for this reason that they cause high...