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  • What Makes Cell Culture Scientists Thankful?

    Around this time of year, most of us take a personal inventory of what makes us thankful, but I wonder what makes Cell Culture Scientists’ thankful in their work?...

    • Posted 23 November, 2011
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  • Geron Stops Stem Cell Trial to Focus on Cancer Therapies

    Geron announced on Tuesday morning that they would not be enrolling new patients in their human embryonic stem cell trial for spinal cord injury. They also stated that they...

    • Posted 18 November, 2011
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  • The Future of Adipose Stem Cells – Part I

    Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are considered to be one of the most promising types of adult stem cells for therapeutic applications. It is their ability to differentiate into several...

    • Posted 16 November, 2011
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  • DMSO – Cryopreservation Comes With a Cost

    Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) is frequently used in cell banking applications as a cryoprotectant. When added to media, DMSO prevents intracellular and extracellular crystals from forming in cells during the...

    • Posted 11 November, 2011
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  • T-Cell Expansion Using Perfusion in Closed-System Bioreactors

    A Guest Blog by Shannon Eaker, Ph.D., GE Healthcare, Executive Account Manager, Technology Lead – T-Cell Applications, Cell Technologies DivisionThe ability to culture T-cells for Cell Therapeutic use is...

    • Posted 8 November, 2011
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