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Stem Cell Research

Neural Crest Stem Cells In Skin Could Provide Alternative To Embryonic Stem Cell Use

14 years, 3 months ago

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Posted on Dec 26, 2004, 7 a.m. By Bill Freeman

Cell replacement therapy offers a novel and powerful medical technology. A type of embryonic stem cell, called a neural crest stem cell, that persists into adulthood in hair follicles was recently discovered by Maya Sieber-Blum, Ph.D., of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milos Grim, MD Ph.D., of Charles University Prague, and their collaborators.
Cell replacement therapy offers a novel and powerful medical technology. A type of embryonic stem cell, called a neural crest stem cell, that persists into adulthood in hair follicles was recently discovered by Maya Sieber-Blum, Ph.D., of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milos Grim, MD Ph.D., of Charles University Prague, and their collaborators.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/12/041220031543.htm

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