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  Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is a government-funded research institution in zoological sciences. It has a long history of over 80 years. The predecessor of IOZ was Fan Memorial Institute of Biology founded in 1928. Many distinguished scientists including thirteen CAS Academicia...
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Turtle embryos can influence their own sexual destiny

  Some kinds of animals may be better able to deal with climate change than we expect.
  In many species of reptiles, the sex of an embryo is determined not by its genes, but by the temperatures it experiences in the nest. So whether a young turtle, crocodile or lizard hatches as a male or f...
Primary cilia regulate hematopoietic stem cell speci...

  In vertebrates, hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) are generated from the ventral wall of dorsal aorta, through the endothelial-to-hematopoietic transition (EHT). HSPCs are capable of self-renewal and differentiating into all mature blood lineages to maintain lifelong hematopoie...
Rejuvenation of Aging Cells Helps to Cure Osteoarthr...
Aging is a risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis (OA), a chronic disease characterized by degeneration of articular cartilage leading to pain and physical disability. Senescent mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) are found in cartilage tissues isolated from patients suffering from osteoart...
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Chinese researchers produce mouse pups with same-sex parents

  WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- Chinese researchers produced healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own.
  The study published on Thursday in the journal Cell Stem Cell used stem cells and targeted gene editing to render same sex r...
Director of International Stem Cell Bank

  Position Description:
  The International Stem Cell Forum (ISCF, is composed of twenty-one funders of stem cell research around the world. It has been founded since January 2003 to stimulate international collaboration and fund...
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The neuropeptide F/nitric oxide pathway is essential for shaping locomotor plasticity underlying locust phase transition
Bam-dependent deubiquitinase complex can disrupt germ-line stem cell maintenance by targeting cyclin A
Historical range, extirpation and prospects for reintroduction of saigas in China
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