BOSTON, MA (US), July 2019 — A new study found that a transcription factor called Slug serves as “command central” for determining breast stem cell health, regulating both stem cell activity and repair of DNA damage.
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WÜRZBURG (DE), July 2019 — Scientists at the University Würzburg and University Hospital of Würzburg found that megakaryocytes act as “bouncers,” and thus modulate bone marrow niche properties and cell migration dynamics.
HEIDELBERG (DE), July 2019 — Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) often relapse after apparently successful treatment. Leukemia stem cells that survive the therapy are responsible for the return of the disease.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (US), July 2019 — New research at the University of Minnesota Medical School is the first to show that estrogen is essential to maintaining muscle stem cell health.
OKAZAKI CITY (JP), July 2019 — Stem cells self-renew and give rise to cells that are differentiated during development.
LOWELL, MA (US), July 2019 — Crushed or pulverized eggshells have dozens of practical uses — as a natural calcium supplement, a coffee sweetener, a treatment for minor skin irritations, a nontoxic abrasive
TOLEDO, OH (US), July 2019 — Scientists at the University of Toledo investigating improvements to a commonly used chemotherapy drug have discovered an entirely new class of cancer-killing agents that show promise in
HELSINKI (FI), July 2019 — Researchers at the University of Helsinki have discovered how the regenerative capacity of intestinal epithelium declines when we age.
OMAHA, NB (US), July 2019 — The capacity of the human central nervous system to regenerate after injury or illness is limited, and the resulting functional impairments carry a vast societal and personal burden.
CHAPEL HILL, NC (US), July 2019 — University of North Carolina School of Medicine scientists unveiled how a particular gene helps organize the scaffolding of brain cells called radial progenitors necessary for the orderly formation of the brain.