progenitor cell


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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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The results showed no appreciable differences between the two cell populations suggesting that engraftment and acquisition of a robust glucose response, not differentiation from progenitor cell to endocrine cell, are the rate-limiting steps following implantation.
com/research/6l52c9/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Development of Neural Stem & Progenitor Cell Products - 2014 Update" report to their offering.
We thank the authors for their supportive comments on our article related to circulating CD34+KDR+ cells (1) in their letter entitled as 'Endothelial progenitor cell and adhesion molecules determine the quality of the coronary collateral circulation'.
The findings provide new insights into the role and importance of exosomes and their targeted gene transcripts, and may help point the way to new drugs or therapies for not just skin diseases, but other disorders in which stem and progenitor cell populations are affected.
The researchers, whose findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, say the next step will be to study stem and progenitor cell populations in other types of hair loss.
One of the often repeated reasons is the lack of progenitor cell populations capable of restoring the different tissues of the periodontium (1).
Oxidative stress impairs endothelial progenitor cell function.
Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA) has patented a substantially enriched mammalian hematopoietic cell population is provided, which is characterized as a progenitor cell committed to the megakaryocyte lineage.
CB Richard Ellis' first vice president Randy Eigen, executive vice president Jeffrey Babikian, and first vice president Christopher Olsen represented the purchaser of the condominium space, Progenitor Cell Therapy LLC, a stem-cell medical therapeuties company.
Progenitor Cell Therapy will incorporate Minnesota Thermal Science's Golden Hour Technology thermal packaging into its national distribution system of umbilical cord blood, stem cells and other temperature sensitive cellular therapy products.
At the moment, it seems futuristic to envision therapy with progenitor cell grafts that can survive without proliferation, integrate at appropriate sites, receive innervation, and perform well enough to restore basic mechanoelectrical transduction.
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.