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plu·rip·o·tent

, pluripotential (plū-rip'ŏ-tĕnt, plū'rē-pō-ten'shăl),
1. Having the capacity to affect more than one organ or tissue.
See also: pluripotent cells.
2. Not fixed as to potential development.
See also: pluripotent cells.

pluripotent

(plə-rĭp′ə-tənt)
adj.
Relating to or being a cell that is capable of differentiating into cells of any type of tissue except placental tissue.

plu·rip′o·ten·cy (-tən-sē) n.

pluripotent

adjective Capable of differentiating into several final differentiated cell types.

plu·rip·o·tent

, pluripotential (plūr-ip'ŏ-tĕnt, plūr'ē-pŏ-ten'shăl)
1. Having the capacity to affect more than one organ or tissue.
2. Not fixed as to potential development.

pluripotent

having the capacity to develop in one of several ways.

pluripotent stem cell
see stem cell.
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These properties enable the use of pluripotent stem cells for the large-scale production of therapeutic cell types allowing manufacturing and distribution of cell-based products analogous to that of protein-based biologics.
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Until now, scientists have only been able to revert 'adult' human cells (for example, liver, lung or skin) into pluripotent stem cells with slightly different properties that predispose them to becoming cells of certain types.
The report noted that although STAP cells have similar qualities to induced pluripotent stem (IPS) cells, which h are created by putting genes into cells, they can be produced within a shorter period of time than iPS cells.
The scientists accomplished this with both human embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), human cells from the skin that have been reprogrammed into their pluripotent state.
Given the winners of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine were disclosed this week and the Nobel Assembly has not yet made any clarification on its 2012 Prize in Medicine while continuing with its endorsement and false advertisement of fake pluripotent stem cells, Dr.
Derrick Rossi has released a test that may allow the therapeutic use of induced pluripotent stem cells or iPS.
The promise of induced pluripotent stem cells in research and therapy.
By introducing only a few genes, he could reprogram mature cells to become pluripotent stem cells.
Gene therapy has moved one step closer to clinical reality as scientists from the Morganridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have determined that the process of correcting a genetic defect does not substantially increase the number of potentially cancer-causing mutations in induced pluripotent stem cells (IPSCs), suggesting they may be cultured into subsequent generations of cells that remain free of the initial disease.
Although the AG (in line with the majority of Member States' legislation) did not consider that pluripotent HeS fell within this definition of an embryo (as such cells were not capable of developing into a complete human being), he did consider that their use was still excluded from patentability as "it is not possible to ignore the origin of this pluripotent cell.
But two new studies show that reprogrammed cells, known as induced pluripotent stem cells or iPS cells, hang on to molecular memories of their former identities.