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Reagents for autophagy research

Autophagy is a cellular process not only implicated in the death of a cell, but more widely implicated in the survival of a cell



Improve cell delivery of oligonucleotides

Niacin-based modifier offers several advantages over conventional lipophilic delivery agents, including reduced risk of in vivo toxicity



Ultrasonic ‘hands’ can grip microparticles

Could provide new tools to study cells which could help biologists or medics perform a variety of delicate tasks such as sorting or assembling cells



IVF: incubating the latest developments

Jacqueline van der Zijden reports on how incubators are currently being used for the cultivation of vital cell lines



Plants can 'control embryo growth'

High yield plants could be created following a fundamental change in our understanding of how plants develop, according to researchers



Efficient delivery of proteins into living cells

BioPORTER protein delivery reagent is a lipid formulation that allows direct translocation of proteins into living cells



Human stem cell-derived neural progenitors & neurons

AMSBIO has introduced a new range of neural progenitor cells, and cerebral cortical neurons, derived from human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.



Scientists show how cells protect their DNA from catastrophic damage

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have unveiled a profound biological process that explains how DNA can be damaged during genome replication.



New 3D method used to grow miniature pancreas

An international team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen have successfully developed an innovative 3D method to grow miniature pancreas from progenitor cells.



Spinning-disk microscope offers window into the centre of a cell

A new method of imaging cells is allowing scientists to see tiny structures inside the ‘control centre’ of the cell for the first time.



Nanion Introduces New Product Family: CardioExcyte 96 for Cardiac Toxicity Profiling and Screening

The CardioExcyte 96 is a high resolution device recording contractility in intact cardiomyocyte networks utilizing non-invasive impedance measurements.



Imaging for life: new imaging tools to aid regenerative medicine projects

Scientists at the University of Southampton are to study the 3D architecture of healthy human tissues down to the nanometre scale (one billionth of a meter), to develop regenerative cell techniques for musculoskeletal repair.



Understanding the mechanics of cells to provide new medical insights

University of Southampton researchers are at the forefront of research into mechanobiology, an emerging field of science combining biology and engineering, which investigates the influence of mechanical forces on cellular and molecular processes.



Cells eat themselves into shape

The process cells use to ‘swallow’ up nutrients, hormones and other signals from their environment – called endocytosis – can play a crucial role in shaping the cells themselves, scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have found.



Tetrahedron announces Selisseo(R) market authorization

Selisseo is an innovative nutritional supplement stemming from Tetrahedron R&D and developed under license by Adisseo.



Cellectricon launches grant to fund electroporation-based research

As a leading provider of advanced cell-based screening technologies and services, Cellectricon is inviting researchers to apply for the recently launched Cellaxess Project Grant.



Cell Metric CLDTM success in US biopharma for single cell cloning

Due to the significant time saving advantages of their Cell MetricTM systems, Solentim, the market-leading developer of innovative tools for shortening steps in the upstream cell line development workflow, have had their best quarter of sales revenues to date.



Clearing up the facts on egg-based vaccine production

Vaccines serve as a critical line of defense in disease prevention and control. As global communities interact more, there is a pronounced importance on rapidly delivering greater quantities of vaccine that reach more people as quickly as possible.



Rewinding development: a step forward for stem cell research

Scientists at the Danish Stem Cell Center, DanStem, at the University of Copenhagen have discovered that they can make embryonic stem cells regress to a stage of development where they are able to make placenta cells as well as the other fetal cells.



A fresh approach to developing chronic pain therapeutics

Cellectricon will present a novel phenotypic assay at World Pharma Congress 2013, Tues 4th June, 5pm



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