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Israeli Teams Grows Heart Cells And Insulin Producing Cells From Human Embryonic Stem Cells

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August 1, 2001
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American Society For Technion, Israel Institute Of Technology
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Since the isolation of human embryonic stem cells three years ago, scientists have been excited about the prospect of using these cells to produce all the different types of tissues in our body, such as heart tissue to repair damaged hearts. Now researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have for the first time succeeded in growing the precursors of heart cells from human embryonic stems cells.

HAIFA, Israel and NEW YORK, N.Y., - Since the isolation of human embryonic stem cells three years ago, scientists have been excited about the prospect of using these cells to produce all the different types of tissues in our body, such as heart tissue to repair damaged hearts.


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American Society For Technion, Israel Institute Of Technology. "Israeli Teams Grows Heart Cells And Insulin Producing Cells From Human Embryonic Stem Cells." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 1 August 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010801081426.htm>.
American Society For Technion, Israel Institute Of Technology. (2001, August 1). Israeli Teams Grows Heart Cells And Insulin Producing Cells From Human Embryonic Stem Cells. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010801081426.htm
American Society For Technion, Israel Institute Of Technology. "Israeli Teams Grows Heart Cells And Insulin Producing Cells From Human Embryonic Stem Cells." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010801081426.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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