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cell bank

a storage facility for frozen tissue samples held for research purposes and for surgical reconstruction of damaged body structures.

cell bank

A facility for keeping cells frozen at extremely low temperatures. These cells are used for investigating hereditary diseases, human aging, and cancer. Collections of banked cells are kept by the National Institutes of Health (the Human Genetic Mutant Cell Repository and the Aging Cell Repository) and at the Cornell Institute for Medical Research.
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These may control when and for what purposes derivation of hESC lines from embryos is permitted, and require that hESC lines be deposited in a stem cell bank or information about them filed in a registry.
We want to set up a pulp cavity stem cell bank with the help of the presidential office's department for technology to be used for producing teeth and materials similar to it," the dean of Shahid Beheshti University's Dentistry Faculty said in Tehran on Tuesday.
The stem cell bank, slated for closure at the end of the year, was established at the medical school alongside a stem cell registry that collects stem cell research data, to store embryonic stem cell lines from an array of research centers and make them available to scientists around the world.
Pepper said there was an acute need for a public stem cell bank.
Commenting on the research, Dr Justin St John, from the University of Birmingham, said: "We have a starting point on which we can build, and think about how we can populate the Stem Cell Bank in the future.
Under the MoU with the Ukraine, India will utilize the countries' expertise in establishing stem cell banks and will provide training and technological input for the projects to Indian stem cell researchers.
But probably the organ donation model is neither transferable nor desirable for a public stem cell bank, and a more realistic approach might rely on regulated capitation payments.
The cell bank contains about 20,000 capsules carrying, among other substances, some 600 kinds of leukemia cell strains found in the human body.
Patrick's meeting with Glyn Stacey, director of the UK Stem Cell Bank at the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control in Hertfordshire, England.
That stem cell bank now maintains 21 cell lines approved for federal research and is limited to adult stem cell lines and embryonic cell lines developed prior to a Bush administration ban on use of federal funds for new embryonic stem cell lines.
b) The OP hospital shall not enter into a similar agreement with any stem cell bank in future.
Expression of Interest for Interested service providers for the production, characterization and storage of cGMP Vero cell banks (Master Cell bank, Working Cell bank and Extended Cell Bank) for the Manufacture of Vaccines at Integrated Vaccine Complex, Chengalpattu.