TITLE

Adult testis stem cells to replace embryonic stem cells?

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Wellness Options;2006, Issue 25, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on testis stem cells. Comparison between testis stem cells and embryonic stem cells; Implications of finding adult stem cells that can be harvested; Benefits from testis stem cells.
ACCESSION #
20811865

 

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