Stem Cells

Stem-cell-growing surface enables bone repair

(Medical Xpress) -- University of Michigan researchers have proven that a special surface, free of biological contaminants, allows adult-derived stem cells to thrive and transform into multiple cell types. Their success brings ...

May 23, 2012
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Study identifies human melanoma stem cells

(Medical Xpress)—Cancer stem cells are defined by three abilities: differentiation, self-renewal and their ability to seed a tumor. These stem cells resist chemotherapy and many researchers posit their role in relapse. ...

Aug 23, 2012
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