International Journal of Stem Cell Research

  • The Advances in the Use of Stem Cells in Dentistry

    The Advances in the Use of Stem Cells in Dentistry Asfora R. L. M1; Oliveira D.M.A2, Lima L.F.A3, Monteiro G.P4, Silva T.S.G5, Maia C.S6 1,2,3,4,5Estudante do Curso de Odontologia/UFPE 6Docente/Pesquisador do Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia/UFPE Stem cells can be used in several areas including dentistry for the formation and regeneration of tissues in the oral cavity. Dental pulp stem cells are able to differentiate into several types, such as fibroblasts, cementoblasts, osteoblasts and odontoblasts. They have great potential for…

  • Stem Cells in Future Dentistry: Possibility Or Utopia?

    Stem Cells in Future Dentistry: Possibility Or Utopia? Santos M.R1; Santos R.C2; S.P.A3; Costa C.L4; Oliveira J.B5 1Estudante do Curso de Odontologia– 1,2,3,4,5 UFPE, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; 2Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE.3Estudante do Curso de Fonoaudiologia – UFPE 4Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE. 5Docente/Pesquisador do Departamento de Anatomia do Centro de Biociências – UFPE. Teeth are organs that perform functions ranging from chewing, support and protection of soft tissues to help in the articulation of…

  • Non-hodgkings Lymphoma

    Non-hodgkings Lymphoma Effiong Edet Bassey Dept. of Applied Microbiology and Brewing Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Nigeria Lymphoma is the general term for cancers that develop in the lymphatic system. Lymphoma originates in developing lymphocytes (B-cells and T-cells), which have undergone a malignant change. They multiply without any proper order, forming tumours, which are collections of cancer cells. These tumours cause swelling in the lymph nodes and other parts of the body. Over time, malignant lymphocytes (called lymphoma cells) crowd out…

  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (Obsag) In Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic At The General Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

    Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (Obsag) In Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic At The General Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria Effiong Edet Bassey, Ebere I. Okoye Department of Applied Microbiology and Brewing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of HBsAg among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at General Hospital in Agba, Ekwulobia, Anambra State. Two hundred pregnant women who consented voluntarily after thorough explanation of the purpose of the study were recruited…

  • Umbilical Cord and Placentary Blood Storage for the Treatment of Blood Diseases in Brazil: the Third Bone Marrow Donor Facing New Technologies

    Umbilical Cord and Placentary Blood Storage for the Treatment of Blood Diseases in Brazil: the Third Bone Marrow Donor Facing New Technologies MONTEIRO NETO, A.U1, SILVA, G.V.M1, LIMA, D.N1, PONTES, M.G.A1, TAVARES, A.B1, ANJOS, F.B.R2. Academics of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco1, Professor of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco² Contemporary medicine has had several advances when it comes to treating diseases such as leukemia. One of these innovations was the use of human stem cells, through bone marrow transplantation, because these cells…

  • Evaluation of Effects Baccharis Dracunculifolia (Green Propolis) in Embryonic Development

    Evaluation of Effects Baccharis Dracunculifolia (Green Propolis) in Embryonic Development Silva, P.A.A1, Pedrosa, J.V.C2, Silva, W.M.V2, Santos, D.F2, Narciso, M.L3, Silva, F.F.L3, Silva, J.M.B4, Silva, E.V5, Anjos, F.B.R6. Master in Pathology of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco1, Students of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco2, Biology of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco3, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineer4, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco5, Professor of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco6 Propolis is a resinous substance made by bees from various plant fragments. Bees add salivary enzymes to their…