Stem Cell Research

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  • Axolotl Speech

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    capabilities is cell regeneration; a superhuman ability science has not yet achieved. This is especially important to those who have lost limbs and other body parts to diseases and accidents. Unfortunately, a human being cannot regrow or redevelop anything but the liver, fingertips, and the endometrium. (Source 3) With this in consideration, there are creatures who are capable of such phenomena, namely amphibians such as the axolotl. The axolotl (pronounced axe-uh-lot-uhl) is used for medical research because

  • Human Ethics: The Pros And Cons Of Human Cloning

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    These cells could then be used for medical purposes, possibly even for growing whole organs. The stem cells cloned from someone with a disease could help researchers understand the disease and develop treatments (learn genetics). Even though, cloning can save lives in the future the topic is still very controversial

  • Cell Culture Case Study

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    APPLICATIONS OF CELL CULTURE Cell culture is one of the major techniques used nowadays in many applications, since it has a significant role in research, production and improvement of many products. Cell culture provides model systems being used for the study of the physiology and basic biochemistry of cells such as aging and cellular metabolism, for the study of effects of new drugs on cells, and to study mutagenesis as well as carcinogenesis. Animal cell culture technique can be used to study

  • Genetic Engineering Advantages

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    order to alter the observable form and function of an organism (Hynes, 1989). Animal cell and tissue culture techniques are used concurrently with genetic engineering. Tissue culture is the general term for the culture of cells, tissues, or organ of animal on a suitable environment (Ryan, 2008). Involvement of both these techniques can be called as genetic engineering of mammalian cells. Modification of mammalian cells is far more complicated and costs more compared to the alteration of genes of simpler

  • Essay On Tissue Engineering

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    Tissue engineering may best be described as the utilisation of a combination of cells, engineering materials, and suitable biochemical factors which have the ability to improve or replace biological functions of the cells. Tissue engineering covers a wide variety of applications, in practice the best represented use of tissue engineering is in the repair or replacement of structural tissues such as bone, cartilage and blood vessels. The aim of tissue engineering is to produce functional constructs

  • Bitter Gourd Research Paper

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    in several parts of India and in countries like Africa, China, Caribean and Southeast asian regions (Cefalu et al, 2008 and Cousens, 2008). Bitter gourd is a herbaceous climbing annual with ridged stems that grows up to 5 metre long. The plant usually grows on trellis 180 cm in height and has a hairy stem with numerous branches and dense foliage. The main varieties of bitter gourd grown in India are Arka Harit, Priyanka, Pusa Do Mausmi, VK-1-Priya, Phule Green Gold, Priya, Preethi, Coimbatore Long

  • Importance Of Factory Layout

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    The only thing which is constant in the manufacturing environment is ‘change’. The technology and market requirements keep on changing and it is of increasing importance to design and operate manufacturing facilities which quickly and smartly adapt to these changes. The aim of this chapter is to understand the importance of efficient and effective layout to meet the factory’s competitive requirement. Layout includes decisions regarding the placement of assembly benches, CNC machines, welding machines

  • Aloe Vera Research Paper

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    Aloe vera Aloe vera is an evergreen, succulent plant. Aloe vera is regarded as the universal panacea by greek scientists. The Egyptian people called Aloe vera “the plant of immortality.” Aloe Vera is commonly known as Barbados or Curacago. It has been known and used from centuries by people for its health, beauty , medicnal, skin care properties. The native place of the plant is northern part of Africa, it has spread across the world because of its

  • Lemon Grass Research Paper

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    white-greenish stem : Odour – strong, sharp, fresh, lemon scented : Shape – tall, long with sharp-edge leaf : Size – may reached height of 1m Distribution of plant : Mostly distributed in the South East Asia such as in Malaysia and

  • Essay On Bioethanol In The Philippines

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    CHAPTER 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction Nowadays, the use of petroleum products is an essential thing that is obtained from the crude oil as it is processed in oil refineries. Some of its by- product include Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), fuel oil, gasoline, kerosene and the like. These products are highly consumed by humans. Reports revealed that people staggered almost 90 million barrels of petroleum every day (Adair, 2015). The over-extraction and over-used of rock-oil have caused