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Human pluripotent stem cells have the ability to differentiate into distinct human cell types, thereby having the potential of reversing complex human ailments ranging from blindness to cancer. Currently, there exist hundreds of different hESC (human embryonic stem cells) and hiPS (human induced pluripotent stem cells) generated in non-latin countries. However, there exist high variabilit…
A large body of clinical and experimental evidence documents the importance of the kidney in defining the blood pressure (BP) set point and pathogenesis of hypertension. Body fluid volumes and Na+ balance are maintained by the renal regulation of a series of apical Na+ transporters located along the nephron. Changes in the number and/or intrinsic activity of these transporters affect Na+ …
High-Performance Computing (HPC) is at the core of many scientific and engineering challenges and is making a tremendous impact on modern-day life. Technological improvements and increased clock rates have meant that today's modem computers have impressive sustained concurrent computations with aggregate Peta-flop calculations rates. Despite this, the rate of improvement has reached a pla…