News tagged with muscle stem cells

Lab-grown nerve cells make heart cells throb

Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that a type of lab-grown human nerve cells can partner with heart muscle cells to stimulate contractions. Because the heart-thumping nerve cells were derived from induced pluripotent stem ...

Jun 16, 2016
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New muscular dystrophy drug target identified

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that muscle cells affected by muscular dystrophy contain high levels of an enzyme that impairs muscle repair. This finding provides a new target for potential drug ...

Jun 01, 2016
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Micro heart muscle created from stem cells

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have invented a new way to create three-dimensional human heart tissue from stem cells. The tissue can be used to model disease and test drugs, and it opens the door for a precision ...

Apr 20, 2016
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