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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...