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by oxi
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Would boiled blood be usable as a growing medium?
Replies: 1
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Would boiled blood be usable as a growing medium?

Hello,

Just wondering if I could use boiled blood as a growing medium. I believe growth factors, hormones, etc. aren't destroyed by boiling. But then why is serum purified by only centrifuging and filtering? Something doesn't tick here. So tell me, can I use boiled blood?

Thanks
by oxi
Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do hESC actively produce telomerase?
Replies: 1
Views: 5285

Do hESC actively produce telomerase?

Hello,  First excuse my background cause it's basically null.  I've read hIPSC have shorter telomere lengths than hESC. I understand this is due to hIPS coming from adult somatic cells but apparently hIPS don't naturally create telomerase, is this true? And do hESC produce it indefinitely so they wo...