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progenitor cell

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A cell that originates from a stem cell and differentiates into a more specialized cell.
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Its function in cardiac progenitor cells remains to be tested conclusively.
Published Study Shows Similar In Vivo Time-to-Function Between In Vitro-Produced Beta-like Cells and Pancreatic Progenitor Cells Designed to Mature Into Beta Cells In Vivo.
During radiation therapy for brain cancer, progenitor cells that later mature to produce the protective myelin coating around neurons are lost or significantly depleted, and there is no treatment available to restore them.
Neural progenitor cells (NPCs) are the progeny of stem cell division that normally undergo a limited number of replication cycles in vivo.
Researchers led by neurologist and stem cell biologist Steven Goldman and neurobiologist Maiken Nedergaard of the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York implanted into the brains of newborn mice cells called human glial progenitor cells.
Washington, July 6 ( ANI ): In a new study, researchers including one of an Indian origin have described how human epidermal progenitor cells and stem cells control transcription factors to avoid premature differentiation, preserving their ability to produce new skin cells throughout life.
Sections on basic principles of stem cells, enabling cell therapy, and tissue specific progenitor cells summarize the state of human progenitor and stem cell research and application 14 years after it started.
In particular, toxic metals promote the oxidative stress in stem cells and progenitor cells.
The landmark study will investigate a regenerative strategy using mesenchymal stem cell-derived neural progenitor cells procured from the patient's own bone marrow.
But more mature cells called progenitor cells were lacking in the bald areas.
Their study found umbilical cord blood's use as an alternative to peripheral blood progenitor cells or bone marrow for stem-cell transplantation in adults with acute leukemia, despite a higher rise of transplant-related mortality.