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  • n  (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
  • n  an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life

  • Pixland Corbis A study by Finnish researchers published in the current issue of the journal Human Reproduction finds that transferring a single fresh embryo at a time, followed .
  • And even if the procedure turns out to be safe for the embryo, there remains the very real question of what quality stem cells the technique would produce.
  • Because each embryo came originally from the fertilized eggs of both a goat and a sheep, the animals had four parents.
News & Articles

  • Developmental protein plays role in spread of cancer
    A protein used by embryo cells during early development, and recently found in many different types of cancer, apparently serves as a switch regulating the spread of cancer, known as metastasis, report researchers.
    June 14, 2013 - Science Daily
  • National Cancer Institute
    A protein used by embryo cells during early development, and recently found in many different types of cancer, apparently serves as a switch regulating the spread of cancer, known as metastasis, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center in the June 15, 2013 issue of the journal Cancer Research.
    June 14, 2013 - National Cancer Institute
  • Baby Eva Named After Pioneering IVF Test
    MENLO PARK, California, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxogyn announces the birth of the first baby in Scotland to be born using a ground-breaking new approach to IVF, the 'Early Embryo Viability Assessment' ...
    June 14, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • President Bush in guardian.co.uk
    Each of these children was adopted while still an embryo and has been blessed with a chance to grow, to grow up in a loving family,Mr Bush said. "These boys and girls are not spare parts."
  • Ian Wilmut in iAfrica.com
    The fact that introduction of a small number of proteins into adult human cells could produce cells that are equivalent to embryo stem cells takes us into an entirely new era of stem cell biology,said Ian Wilmut, the Scottish researcher who...
  • Mike Castle in Forbes
    No stem cell would ever be taken from an embryo that was not destined to be destroyed in any event,said Rep. Mike Castle, a Delaware Republican who has long bucked his party leaders to support the measure.

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