Gene Variation Affects Asthma Drug Treatment
Researchers found that a specific genetic variant, known as the Arg/Arg-16 variant, causes salmeterol to be ineffective.
Researchers Found Lung Stem Cells
Study shows the lung stem cells was an important target of SARS viruses in a "Decapitation Strike" like attack toward against lungs.
National Children's Leukemia Foundation Endorses Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative
The Initiative ensures that Missouri patients will have access to any federally approved stem cell cures that are available to other Americans.
"Land of the Ever-Young" Gene Reprogrammes Cells
A team of scientists at the Institute for Stem Cell Research investigated the switching of adult cell types into embryonic stem cells after cell fusion.
Developments Improve Safety of Stem Cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Leukaemia
Study shows that a 'suicide' gene can be used to cut short rejection reactions following stem cell transplants.
PrimeCell™ VP of R&D to Discuss Adult Pluripotent Stem Cell Advances
Francisco Silva, has been invited to participate in a panel discussion hosted by Sen. Rick Santorum.
Meeting Held to Evaluate Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines
Among other topics, the potential inclusion of stool-based DNA testing among the current colon cancer screening guidelines recommendations were discussed.
Lexicon Completes Installation of OmniBank® II at Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine
90,000 C57BL/6 knockout mouse embryonic stem cell clones ready for access by researchers.
Montford Point Marine Association Announces Support of Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative
The Initiative protects the right of Missouri patients to have their diseases and injuries treated with any stem cell cures and therapies.
Stem Cell Pioneers Confirm Patents Pending for two Advances in the Efficiency of Cloning Stem Cells
Gene "Nanog" play a dominant role in reprogramming tissue cells into an embryonic stem cell state without the need for generating an embryo.