Tissue Repair. Regeneration, repair & healing of injured tissues. Repair responses following Injury/Inflammation. Regeneration. Growth of cells and tissues to replace lost structures Requires an intact connective tissue scaffold. Regulation of cell populations. TYPES OF CELLS.
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repair & healing
of injured tissues
Growth of cells and tissues to replace lost structures
Requires an intact connective tissue scaffold
Dolly the sheep, the first cloneIan Wilmut, who led the team that created Dolly at Scotland's Roslin Institute in 1996Dolly Parton(singer) after whom the sheep was named
Stem Cells are characterised by their prolonged self renewal capacity and by their asymmetric replication
Embryonic / Adult Stem cells
EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS
Pluripotent cells that give rise to all tissues of the body
To develop Knockout mice
To repopulate damaged organs
large potential for finding treatments and cures to a vast array of diseases; cancers; diabetes, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer's, MS, Huntington's, Parkinson's and many more.
The use of adult-derived stem cells, from blood, skin and other tissues, has been demonstrated to be effective for treating different diseases in animal models.
Umbilical cord-derived stem cells have also been isolated and utilized for various experimental treatments.
The major con to stem-cell research is from the religious stance that life begins at conception and to destroy it to be used for research is immoral and wrong. Currently, the use of embryonic stem cells for research involves the destruction of the blastocysts formed from laboratory-fertilized human eggs.
ECM and Cell-Matrix interaction