Lecture 9, handout sheet, 06-03-10

Lecture 9, handout sheet, 06-03-10 - Announcements 1....

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Announcements 1. Office hours for Dr. Martins-Green: Tuesdays – 3:30 to 4:30pm in 2117 BSB Thursdays – 6:30 to 7:30pm in 1103 BSB 2. Final exam on June 10th 11:30-2:30 pm in this room 3. Final exam is comprehensive with 25 points for the lecture material before the midterm, 25 points from the papers and 150 points for the material since the midterm. 4. Question/answer session for Dr. M-G: Tu the 8 th 5:30-7:00pm in LSP 2550 5. iEval is now opened
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Stem Cells are : Unspecialized cells that can give rise to cells with specialized functions. They can self-renew, are uncommitted, and remain so until they receive a signal to specialize Three types of stem cells: Embryonic Stem Cells --- pluripotent Germline Cells --- pluripotent Adult Stem Cells --- multipotent The promise of Stem Cells in Research: To identify drug targets and test potential therapeutics Toxicity tests For tissue regeneration For understanding prevention and treatment of birth defects
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Fetal or Germline stem cells
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