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New Cell Markers in the Meibomian Gland Reveal All!

Taking clues from the sebaceous gland, researchers now report on biomarkers specific for progenitors and differentiated cells in the human meibomian glands

First Isolation of Human Skeletal Stem Cells: The Key to Regenerative Approaches for Skeletal Disorder Treatment?

Employing clues from the mouse, researchers now report on the isolation, characterization, and potential applications of the human skeletal stem cell

Can Low Oxygen Unleash the Full Regenerative Capacity of the Adult Mammalian Heart?

A new study finds that lowering oxygen concentrations can induce regeneration in the adult heart

A new type of stem cell found

"A new type of stem cell found"

Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco have identified a potentially new type of stem cell, which they have called endogenous pluripotent stem cells (ePS cells). This rare population of stem cells found in healthy adult human breast tissue express OCT3/4, SOX2, and NANOG at levels similar to human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and show extensive lineage plasticity, with the ability to give rise to somatic cells including those typically found in cartilage, bone, gut, brain, pancreas and heart.

 

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