Celprogen Launches Cancer Stem Cells
News Jan 24, 2008
Celprogen Inc. has announced that they have successfully isolated and propagated 11 major cancer stem cells. These Cancer Stems were launched in May 2007 at the AACR meeting in Los Angeles and also in December 2007 at ASCB in Washington DC.
Celprogen’s cancer stem cells are available for basic science research and drug discovery. The cancer stem cells are as follows: Brain, Breast, Colon, Kidney, Leukemia, Liver, Lungs, Melanoma, Ovarian, and Pancreatic & Prostate.
Celprogen provides the Cancer Stem Cell Tissue culture system which includes cells, pre-coated flasks with extracellular matrix and Medium for growth and proliferation of these cells.
First Rhinoceros Embryos Generated in the LabNews
Hybrid embryos from Southern White Rhino (SWR) eggs and Northern White Rhino (NWR) sperm have been produced for the first time by adapting assisted reproduction techniques (ART) used in horses. It is hoped that the technology could be used to help efforts to save NWRs from extinction by rescuing NWR genes.READ MORE