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Adult stem cell

A type of stem cell found in adult tissues, which is capable of dividing and multiplying to produce a range of different specialised cells. For example, bone marrow stem cells produce a wide range of different blood cells.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Japan launches first clinical trial of stem cells for Parkinson's 6 August 2018 News
'CRISPR-Gold' repairs muscular dystrophy gene in mouse model 9 October 2017 News
Two-thirds of cancers caused by random mutations 27 March 2017 News
Stem cell treatments succeed and fail in treating eye disease 20 March 2017 News
Cancer risk not linked to stem-cell division rates in organs 10 October 2016 News
Stem cell treatment regenerates damaged heart tissue 1 August 2016 News
Spanish lab creates human sperm precursors from skin cells 3 May 2016 News
Lab-made sperm used to breed healthy mice 29 February 2016 News
Light-sensing retina created using stem cells 16 June 2014 News
Study finds no evidence for 'ethical' embryonic-like stem cells in adult mice 29 July 2013 News
Event Review: How Do Stem Cells Grow? 15 July 2013 Review
Stem cells given a good nanokicking 22 April 2013 News
Bone fragments grow in eyelid of unapproved stem cell procedure patient 7 January 2013 News
Stem cells created from human blood sample 3 December 2012 News
EU research funding programme may not support embryonic stem cell research 8 October 2012 News
Liposuction fat used to create blood vessels 30 July 2012 News
Amniotic fluid could provide alternative to embryonic stem cells 9 July 2012 News
EU urged to continue funding stem cell research 25 June 2012 News
Comic Review: Hope beyond Hype - A Story of Stem Cells from Discovery to Therapy 11 June 2012 Review
Hair hopes raised for bald men in mouse study 23 April 2012 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Twin Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cell Biology and Technology
23 September 2009 Razi International Conference Centre, Tehran, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway 14496, Tehran, Iran
The Royan Institute's 10th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 5th Congress on Stem Cell Biology and Technology...