Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell The cellular origins of fibrosis in different tissues are unclear. Kramann et al. show that Gli1 marks a network of perivascular mesenchymal-stem-cell-like cells that generate myofibroblasts and play a central role in organ fibrosis after injury, and ablating these cells ameliorates fibrosis and rescues organ function. 13 more words
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Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell Deuse et al. report that SCNT-derived mouse ESCs trigger an immune rejection in spite of their matching with the entire nuclear genome of the recipient mouse strain. 26 more words
Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell Cellular identity is established by genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors that regulate organogenesis and tissue homeostasis. Although some flexibility in fate potential is beneficial to overall organ health, dramatic changes in cellular identity can have disastrous consequences. 76 more words
Houston—Texas Southern University Men’s basketball had started the season a bit slow as they drop the first two games of the year.
The defending SWAC champions have had their work cut out for them early on as the loss margin is an average of 22.5 points per game (ppg). 251 more words