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(HealthDay) -- Cells that normally form scar tissue after a heart attack can be reprogrammed into functional heart cells in mice, according to an experimental study published online April 18 in Nature.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A US study presented today at The International Liver CongressTM 2012 demonstrates that the entire HCV lifecycle can be recapitulated in murine cells, implying that HCV permissive mouse models could soon be developed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The latest research developments to reprogram scar tissue resulting from myocardial infarction (MI) into viable heart muscle cells, were presented at the Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2012 meeting, held 30 March ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fibroblasts, cells that play a role in the structural framework of tissues, play an apparent role in melanoma tumor growth. Fibroblasts also contribute to melanoma drug resistance and may also facilitate the "flare" response ...
Cancer Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Providing clues to deafness, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a gene that is required for proper development of the mouse inner ear.
Genetics Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The pigmented cells called melanocytes aren't just for making freckles and tans. Melanocytes absorb ultraviolet light, protecting the skin from the harmful effects of the sun. They also are the cells that ...
Medical research Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Fully mature liver cells from laboratory mice have been transformed directly into functional neurons by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The switch was accomplished with the introduction ...
Medical research Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Study first to link mitochondrial dysfunction and alpha-Synuclein multiplication in human fibroblasts
A new study in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease shows for the first time the effects of α-Synuclein (α-syn) gene multiplication on mitochondrial function and susceptibility to oxidative stress in human tissue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A drug used to treat cancer may also be effective in diseases that cause scarring of the internal organs or skin, such as pulmonary fibrosis or scleroderma.
Medications Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Taking a leukemia chemotherapy drug may help breast cancer patients who don't respond to tamoxifen overcome resistance to the widely-used drug, new research from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson suggests. ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers reveal a new miniature artificial human liver that can be implanted into mice to bet ...
Medical research Jul 12, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of American and Chinese scientists studying the role of stem cells in repairing damaged retina tissue have found that pigs represent an effective proxy species to research treatments for humans. The study, published ...
Medical research Apr 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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