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Stem Cells - Fundamentals

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Pluripotent Stem Cells

 During cell division, the number of stem cells increases, but the number of different cell types produced are limited. After 5 days of division hollow ball of blastocyst cells are formed. 

 The outer blastocyst cell layer forms the placenta that provides nourishment to the fetus.

 Pluripotent embryonic stem cells ( ES cells) are formed from the inner group of stem cells and help in formation of the embryo's tissues.

 Pluripotent cells are more versatile than an adult stem cell and can produce many different cell types.

 These cells are easier for controlling growth and differentiation than adult stem cells.

 Pluripotent stem cells are more abundant than adult stem cells and therefore significantly easier to isolate.

 Research studies done on animal ES cell (Pluripotent embryonic stem cells) experiments can be used to understand Human stem cells.

Human pluripotent stem cells can be produced from:

  • Isolation of ES cells from blastocyst during in vitro fertilization.

  • ES cells can be extracted from eggs or sperms of aborted or miscarried fetus.

  • Production of tailor made ES cells from patients own differentiated cells by using cloning techniques.

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i need a stem cell transplant for c.i.d.p. i have been on iv Gamma Glub for 10 years
JODY2513 Friday, February 14, 2014
I am based in Delhi. How can I avail of your services? how about the costs etc? A.K. Srivastava
Anandkumarsrivastava Wednesday, April 25, 2012
we can get totipotent stem cells from human embryos that are created invitro in ART labs.
reejatharu Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Hello,
I am a c2/c3 quad on a ventilator. I have been paralyzed for 15 years as a result from fooling with a friend. I writing to find about any type of human spinal cord rejuvenation trials. If so or any type along that line, then please let me know.
Thanks

guest Monday, August 30, 2010
contact reelabs at mumbai, reference roheet gupta. they have done such cases sussessfully
roheet Sunday, September 26, 2010
I know that Miami college in Florida has been working on this in animals, so they can do this in humans. They have been doing wonders. Give them a call. It might just change your life. Be persistent about it with them. You could also call up Pen State. Their are some wonderful BME people there. M for Medical that is. They might be able to help. Call Florida first for sure. God bless your journey.
Gabriel Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A fertilised egg has totipotency, or total potential for about four days. Days after fertilisation,the totipotent stem cell divides and then matures to cause more specialised stem cells called pluripotent stem cells.Basically, the pluripotent stem cell can do everything the totipotent one can except for creating an entire organism.


so, how can we take totipotent cells frm a human? is tht practically possible? if we could, it wud be great, isn't it?

Namithann Tuesday, May 25, 2010
growing
Aarex Wednesday, February 10, 2010
I love your website.
florida5666 Tuesday, January 19, 2010
wat is a baby thing in the stuff........
guest Sunday, November 11, 2007
ESC research only "does not involve cloning" if you redefine 'cloning.' Most people understand that it is making a 'copy' of someone's DNA. To use ESC's therapeutically, they must be 'recognized' by the cells of the end user - the simplest way is to 'clone' his/her DNA. And insert it into an available egg (and where are all these human eggs going to come from? 3rd-world women?)
guest Monday, October 08, 2007

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