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Evidence Of Lung Stem Cells In Adults

This article was originally published in Start Up

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Whether a range of organ-specific stem cells exists and can be harnessed for potential therapy is an open question, but encouragingly, researchers have now provided evidence of human lung-specific stem cells. In addition to their potential role in regenerative medicine of the lung, continuing research around the methods used to find these cells could be a starting point for the development of improved methods for identifying enriched or more potent organ-specific stem cell populations.

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