3:2:12 - Problem of Transplants ADULT STEM CELLS Stem cells...

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PSY223 3/2/12 Nicolas Canel DR. James Thompson First successful growth of human embryonic cells The five day old blastasis is perfect for stem cells, They can become anything Kidney Function Dialysis Can we grow a kidney? Through the use of stem cells yes Tissue engineering Use of feeder cells Tubes into a plastic bag, then treat the tubes with cells that cause a kidney like form to form on the tubes above the bag
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Unformatted text preview: Problem of Transplants ADULT STEM CELLS Stem cells discovered in many adult organs Less plasticity that embryonic stem cells (ES cells) Bone marrow stem cells No ethical problem Culture of stem cells, feeder cells Adult bone marrow + growth factor makes neurons NERVE GROWTH FACTOR 1981 Rita Levi-Montalcini and Stanely Cohen isolated nerve growth factor Nobel Prize in 1986...
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