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A medieval idea of a chimera

The Microchimera Mixture

... which the immune system appears to turn upon the bodies' own tissues. Usually one particular organ or tissue is ... is programmed to live peacefully with cells from its own body and to destroy only foreign invaders such as germs ... understand, occasionally the immune system mistakes our own healthy tissue for that of an invader and unleashes the ...

A house mouse

Cloned tissue cure Parkinson's Mice

... mice with the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, using their own cells. Writing in Nature Medicine, Sloan-Kettering ... into mouse eggs that had previously been emptied of their own DNA. When the mouse embryonic clones began to develop the ... of the affected mice. One group of animals got their own genetically compatible cells, whilst a second group of ...

Total hip replacement, x-ray

Grow-your-own joint replacements

Rabbits can grow their own replacement joints using their stem cells, according to ... The rabbits had re-grown functioning joints, using their own stem cells. Though stem cells are increasingly being seen ... prior to patient applications." Rabbits can grow their own replacement joints using their own stem cells, according ...

Epilepsy causes cyclooxygenase-mediated vasoconstriction leading to hypoxia in the cerebral cortex

Repairing Brains to treat Parkinson's Disease

... in is this so called idea of using the patient’s own cells to repair their own brain. Now that is a very attractive idea but there are a ... so now I’m going to make some dopamine cells from your own cells, your own genetic background, which gave you ...

Human iPSC-derived liver bud.

Liver grown from stem cells

... steps down a road that could see doctors using a person's own cells to grow a replacement liver. Yokohama City ... whether their replacement livers could replace an animal's own organ. By implanting their human liver replacement tissue ... mice genetically programmed to develop failure of their own livers, the Japanese team were able to show survival ...

The CytoMatrix: Reloaded

... the body, stem cells grown on the Cytomatrix secrete their own growth factors which means they can multiply, producing 4 ... cell transplant but have no available stem cells of their own". The other major benefit of establishing a pool of your own cells is that, rather than using stem cells only as a ...

Woman's bare shoulders

Gene therapy for epidermolysis bullosa

... which are cells that we can generate from the patient's own cells. Because the cells have a potential of ... instance, if you put them onto an animal in place of its own skin, do they work? Joanna - Yes. We used for this immune ... you to do this in a patient, because it would be their own cells, there wouldn't be an immune problem. So you could ...

Histopathology of gastrocnemius muscle from patient who died of pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy, Duchenne type. Cross section of muscle shows extensive replacement of muscle fibers by adipose cells.

Artificial Chromosomes for Muscular Dystrophy

... able to replicate every time the cell replicate its own chromosomes.  So it goes around every time that the cell ... So a better way of doing it would be to take the person's own stem cells, their own mesoangioblasts, and your chromosome to them and then put ...

Patient with MS

Immune system reset stops MS

... received an infusion of stem cells collected from their own bone marrow. These samples had been collected previously ... powerful ablative chemotherapy designed to destroy their own bone marrow and all of their existing immune cells. This ...

Computer generated image of Red blood cells travelling in a blood vessel

Sticky cells to heal wounds

... together. The ultimate goal is to take a patient’s own stem cells, culture them in a dish and then endow them ... so these are therapies where we use for example patients own cells to treat, is that the environments that the cells ...

HIV viruses in green budding from a lymphocyte

HIV treats genetic disease

... does HIV come in? When HIV infects a cell it inserts its own genetic material into the host's DNA. From there, the ... What the TIGET team have done is to empty the virus of its own genetic material and replace it with a healthy copy of ...

The portal vein and its tributaries. It is formed by the union of the superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein.

Homegrown portal vein replacement

... replacement tissue-engineered vein grown from a patient's own stem cells has been successfully transplanted into a ...

Mouse Embyonic Stem Cells

Special stem cells

... biological secrets Kat Arney went on a journey of her own - up the M11 to the Babraham Institute just outside ...

Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka - Special stem cells

... patients suffering from intractable diseases, including my own father. So that was why I changed my career from ...

Stem cell

Reprogramming skin cells to treat Multiple Sclerosis

... thousands of people. It’s a condition where the body’s own immune system attacks a protective layer around nerve ...

Mouse Embyonic Stem Cells

Therapeutic Cloning, and Stem Cell Research

... and transfer it into a hollow egg. The egg has had its own nucleus and genetic material removed. To get this hybrid ...

One of the mutation sequences which formed part of the study

New Ideas in Cancer

... cures. Meanwhile, Dave tells you how to make your own electric slime. This week new research into cancers, how ...

Can stem cells repair nerve damage?

... Luke discussed is one such, and there are others. In our own university, here in Cambridge, Robin Franklin has ...

Transmission electron microscope image of a thin section cut through an area of mammalian lung tissue. The high magnification image shows a mitochondria. JEOL 100CX TEM

Replacing Faulty Mitochondria

... into an egg that has healthy mitochondria, but has had its own genomic DNA removed.  These eggs were then fertilized by ...

The organ of Corti (or spiral organ) is the organ in the inner ear of mammals that contains auditory sensory cells, or \hair cells.\

Rapid, in-vitro hair cells

... the native cells. "Chicks and fish can regenerate their own hair cells," cautions Costa, "but we are not sure if the ...

Turning your Brain into Blood - How Stem Cells Work

... genetic makeup of the two people. Using the patient's own hair cells would remove these problems, providing a pool ...

Learning more about the genes that allow flatworms to regenerate organs and tissue after amputation.

Worms that regenerate themselves

... are you sort of saying that different organs have their own genes which signal, "I want you to make a new pharynx.  ...

Hearing: genetics and stem cells

... type and the we leave them alone to let them follow their own path. Just giving them a little bit of push at the ...

Image of human blastocyst showing Inner Cell Mass (top, right) and Trophectoderm.

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz: Early embryos

... worms, and we don’t know much about development of our own embryos. Actually, at this stage of development, we have ...

Two proposed structures of the 30nm chromatin filament.

Exploring the Exciting field of Epigenetics

... inside her, then that daughter is going to have her own eggs being incorporated into her ovary.  So, at one ...