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progenitor cell

n.
A cell that originates from a stem cell and differentiates into a more specialized cell.
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To fuel its drug discovery programmes, Frequency is leveraging a PCA screening platform using primary human cells, including cochlear progenitor cells and adult human progenitor cells from the GI tract.
Now researchers from the University of Luxembourg and collaborators have identified a novel mechanism that orchestrates the regeneration of red and white blood cells from progenitor cells.
August 25, 2016 -- Researchers here have for the first time created kidney progenitor cells that survive in the lab using 3-D culture and a mix of supporting molecules.
This implies that there is a problem in the activation of stem cells converting to progenitor cells in bald scalp," said Cotsarelis.
Recent discoveries on the recruitment of vascular progenitor cells to the sites of vascular injury suggest new therapeutic potentials of progenitor cell-based therapies to accelerate re-endothelialization and prevent engraftment of SMC-lineage progenitor cells.
Progenitor cells are further along in the differentiation process than HSCs.
Snyder of the Harvard Medical School in Boston and his colleagues recently implanted neural progenitor cells from the brains of healthy newborn mice into newborn mice that have Sly syndrome, a rare and fatal metabolic disorder (SN: 8/10/91, p.
In the first quarter of this year, we will offer medical researchers normal muscle progenitor cell lines that we have already produced from BioTime's existing hES cell lines, and later in 2012 we plan to add to our product line the novel muscle progenitor cells produced from RGI cell lines bearing the five genetic muscle diseases," said Michael West, Ph.
August 25, 2016--Researchers here have for the first time created kidney progenitor cells that survive in the lab using 3-D culture and a mix of supporting molecules.
RTIX) announced publication of a peer-reviewed, preclinical study on the effect of multipotent adult progenitor cells on an allograft scaffold.
Investigators found that the tumor originates in and spreads through cells known as glial progenitor cells - cells that are often referred to as "daughter" cells of stem cells.
The progenitor cells are a subpopulation of cells capable of extensive growth and of maturing into adult liver tissue.