Stem Cell Research: Dreams Becoming Reality

Studt, Tim
March 2012
Laboratory Equipment;Mar2012 Supplement, p5
The article reports on the speed up of stem cell research, particularly adult stem cell and embryonic stem cell (ESC) for its potential to grow and develop cells for any organ or tissue within the body. It states that life science and pharmaceutical companies are shifting their research focus to stem cells. It mentions a study conducted by Mesoblast Ltd. researchers which reveals that injection of adult stem cells into Type 2 diabetes afflicted primates lowered blood sugar levels.


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