"With the launch of mTeSR Plus, StemCell is positioned to set new industry standards in the pluripotent stem cell
research field," said CEO Allen Eaves.
The ability to create them from self-renewing pluripotent stem cells
using the UCLA technique could lead to new approaches to cancer immunotherapy and could spur further research on T cell therapies for viral infections such as HIV, and autoimmune diseases.
Figure 1 contains some pictures that were taken during the process of differentiation in order to evaluate the morphological alterations in the pluripotent stem cell
colonies during the process.
Unique Applications: Each type of pluripotent stem cell
has different characteristics that make it useful in different ways, and each has different lessons to teach:
In the opinion of the AG, inventions relating to pluripotent stem cells
can only be patentable if they are obtained without detriment to the embryo, be that an embryo's destruction, modification or use as a base material.
Bartold, "Generation of functional mesenchymal stem cells from different induced pluripotent stem cell
lines," Stem Cells and Development, vol.
Kevin D'Amour, PhD, vice president of Research and chief scientific officer for ViaCyte, said, 'The universal donor pluripotent stem cell
line will represent a tremendous asset to ViaCyte, and the regenerative medicine field in general, and we are grateful to CIRM for their continued support to advance this new approach.
Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Regenerative Medicine (MGH-CRM) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have a developed a new type of human pluripotent stem cell
that can be manipulated more readily than currently available stem cells.
"Induced pluripotent stem cells
represent a huge opportunity for science and medicine, but to truly and effectively use them we need to more completely understand their mutational burden," said senior author Kelly A.
CloneR will build upon Stemcell's extensive portfolio of products to support pluripotent stem cell
research, including mTeSR1, the most widely published feeder-free maintenance medium on the market.
Undoubtedly, the use of pluripotent stem cell
lines requires regular monitoring of genetic and epigenetic integrity and testing of malignant tumorigenicity using adequate animal models.
Its range includes pluripotent stem cell
platforms, hESC and induced pluripotent stem cell
and other cell therapy research programs.