Stem Cell Research: Pursuing All Potential

Dinsmoor, Robert S.
October 2004
Countdown;Fall2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p22
Focuses on the potential of embryonic stem cells in creating a supply of new pancreatic beta cells for transplantation. Capability of stem cells of dividing and renewing themselves for long periods; Uniqueness of the undefined developmental potential embryonic stem cells; Role of embryonic stem cells and preexisting beta cells as sources of new beta cells; Research funding supporting both embryonic and adult stem cell research.


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