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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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But the liberty values putatively at risk in delaying or foregoing embryo and ES cell research seem less obvious than those implicated in abortion cases, unless one is prepared to argue that federally funded research involving human embryos is immediately necessary to save patients.
As a result of the discussions in Jordan, in January 2014 the country passed a law to control research and therapy using human ES cells.
Like the cells of the early embryo, ES cells can differentiate into any cell type or tissue--a property termed pluripotency.
The four ICM-derived cell clumps from hybrid mice formed ES cell colonies at the first passage.
Evidence for an in vitro differentiation of ES cells into the neuronal lineage has been reported (10,11).
The experience of Stem Cell Sciences in standardizing conditions for growing stem cells should help accelerate the evaluation of the various mouse ES cells for Huntington's disease target validation and drug discovery programs.
ES cells can be maintained in culture as undifferentiated cell lines or induced to differentiate into many different lineages (7).
Although the president asserted that "more than sixty" ES cell lines existed, in truth less than a dozen were available to scientists for the first two years of the policy (the NIH Stem Cell Registry currently lists twenty-two lines).
Such medical applications, which have become the key justification for expanded ES cell research, are grounded in the prior real definitions that justify study of mammalian development via ES cells.
These Japanese advances, combined with Jun Takahashi's suggestion that human cultures of ES cell differentiation in dopamine neurons will be possible, indicate that more researchers are stepping up to the line: they want to explore the potential of human embryonic stem cells.
Under the Bush administration however, federal funding of all ES cell research within U.