a cell that upon division replaces its own numbers and also gives rise to cells that differentiate further into one or more specialized types, as various B cells and T cells.
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How to use stem cell in a sentence
There has been some research on editing liver stem cells outside the body, which would affect all liver cells, but that would be more costly, and it might be difficult to collect enough of the cells, said Xu.CRISPR breaks ground as a one-shot treatment for a rare disease | Claire Maldarelli | July 28, 2021 | Popular-Science
Similar to any other cell type, these ovary-supporting cells can also be made from stem cells—if we know the secret chemical recipe.Scientists Bred Healthy Mice Using Artificial Eggs and Ovaries Made From Stem Cells | Shelly Fan | July 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Even crazier, both the eggs and the ovary were grown from stem cells.Scientists Bred Healthy Mice Using Artificial Eggs and Ovaries Made From Stem Cells | Shelly Fan | July 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
D program at the University of Tennessee at Memphis College of Medicine and put in dozens of hours in cancer and stem cell research.Peacock's Dr. Death Is Based on A Chilling True Crime Podcast About a Murderous Surgeon. Here's What to Know | Mahita Gajanan | July 16, 2021 | Time
On paper, Duntsch was a star pick for any hospital system once he completed his residency, thanks to years of research and study of the use of stem cells and several strong recommendations from his prior supervisors.Peacock's Dr. Death Is Based on A Chilling True Crime Podcast About a Murderous Surgeon. Here's What to Know | Mahita Gajanan | July 16, 2021 | Time
Anti-vaxxers and anti-stem cell-ers come together, thanks to a recent paper linking autism to vaccines that use stem cells.
The 2012 Republican Platform still states definitively: “We oppose federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.”
stem cell differentiation involves a plethora of regulatory factors and signals that are in a constant state of flux.
The state had a robust stem-cell-research agency—while it was gutting its university systems and raising tuition.California’s Proposition 29 Is Yet Another Ballot Initiative That Could Hamstring the State | Joe Mathews | June 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Imagine a future secretary appointed by a president who objects to, say, embryonic stem-cell research.
British Dictionary definitions for stem cell
histology an undifferentiated cell that gives rise to specialized cells, such as blood cells
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Scientific definitions for stem cell
An unspecialized cell found in fetuses, embryos, and some adult body tissues that has the potential to develop into specialized cells or divide into other stem cells. Stem cells from fetuses or embryos can develop into any type of differentiated cells, while those found in mature tissues develop only into specific cells. Stem cells can potentially be used to replace tissue damaged or destroyed by disease or injury, but the use of embryonic stem cells for this purpose is controversial. Also called progenitor cell
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Cultural definitions for stem cell
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