Stem cells: Promise to cure?

Damle, S. G.
April 2012
Contemporary Clinical Dentistry;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of stem cell research in curing several medical and dental problems. It is stated that stem cells have the ability to renew themselves through mitotic cell division; and stem cells can also be grown and transformed into specialized cells. Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (IPS) is a popular method for stem cell research. Stem cell research can bring treatments that would cure diseases including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and heart diseases.


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