Human Skeletal Stem Cells Found

September 20, 2018

(The Scientist) – Three years after its discovery of skeletal stem cells in mice, the same research team has identified the human version of this precursor to bone, cartilage, and stroma, the bone marrow’s support cells. In a study published today (September 20) in Cellthe authors show that these skeletal stem cells are both self-renewing and multipotent.

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