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iPS (induced pluripotent stem) cell

A cell with similar properties to an  embryonic stem cell, but created by 'reprogramming' cells from adult tissues, such as skin cells.

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First patient receives stem cell transplant in Parkinson's trial 12 November 2018 News
Japan prepares to allow genome editing in human embryos 8 October 2018 News
What does genome editing mean for Down's syndrome? 20 August 2018 Comment
Japan launches first clinical trial of stem cells for Parkinson's 6 August 2018 News
CRISPR used in stem cell model to predict heart risk 25 June 2018 News
Stem cell vaccine works against multiple cancers in mice 19 February 2018 News
Creating life in the lab: in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) and synthetic human entities with embryo-like features (SHEEFs) 8 January 2018 Comment
Most versatile stem cells yet created 16 October 2017 News
Stem cells restore neurons in monkey model of Parkinson's disease 4 September 2017 News
Sperm from stem cells could help some types of male infertility 21 August 2017 News
Safety matters – can we be sure that CRISPR-Cas9 is not producing unwanted genetic alterations? 3 July 2017 Comment
Blood stem cells produced in the lab for the first time 22 May 2017 News
Large bank of human stem cell lines made in Europe 15 May 2017 News
Human 'mini-brains' in lab mimic development and disease 2 May 2017 News
Stem cell treatments succeed and fail in treating eye disease 20 March 2017 News
The craftsmanship of mimicking embryogenesis in a dish 13 March 2017 Comment
Mouse pancreas grown in rat reverses diabetes 30 January 2017 News
Stem cells reprogrammed to resemble fertilised eggs 23 January 2017 News
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut in conversation with Dr Roger Highfield 16 January 2017 Comment
Stem cell treatment restores light sensitivity in blind mice 13 January 2017 News
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