DAVID GRANOVSKY

STEM CELLS IN 1991

In ALL ARTICLES, STEM CELLS FROM THE PAST on February 10, 2009 at 2:17 am
BONE MARROW STEM CELL

BONE MARROW STEM CELL

1991

Scientists Claim to Have Isolated Stem Cells

By SANDRA BLAKESLEE

Published: November 5, 1991

A CALIFORNIA researcher described yesterday how he and colleagues had isolated human stem cells, the cells that give rise to all cells of the human immune and blood system.

If the long-sought achievement can be confirmed, it could lead to ways to treat cancer, AIDS, sickle cell anemia and many other diseases, the scientists said. It could also improve the chances of success for organ transplants.

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via Scientists Claim to Have Isolated Stem Cells – New York Times.

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