In ALL ARTICLES, STEM CELLS IN THE NEWS on March 1, 2009 at 12:37 pm

Is there any part of the human body that doesn’t have adult stem cells? -DG


Testicle Stem Cells Become Bone, Muscle in German Experiments

Stem cells were isolated from the testicles of adult men and turned into bone, muscle, neural and other kinds of cells, German researchers said.

The advance, reported today in the journal Nature, may provide an alternative way to generate powerful stem cells that might be used to repair or replace damaged tissue in male patients with hard-to-treat diseases. Currently, scientists create stem cells by extracting them from embryos or genetically manipulating adult cells to make them pluripotent, or able to become many other cell types…



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