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New Stem Cell Sagas

New Stem Cell Sagas | Stem cell research | Scoop.it
A recipe detailing how to make extraordinary stem cells from ordinary cells—just by "stressing" them with acid—will "soon" be posted for all to try, says Riken. This could settle much controversy surrounding the cells...or spur more. Meanwhile, there have been "anecdotes" of success.

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Jacob Blumenthal's curator insight, February 26, 2014 9:22 AM

This article nicely summarizes  the evolution of the STAP stem cells story ,starting with the release of the two extraordinary papers, until the appearance of the first question marks.

 

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Cell Death and Differentiation - Immunobiology of mesenchymal stem cells

Cell Death and Differentiation - Immunobiology of mesenchymal stem cells | Stem cell research | Scoop.it

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Jacob Blumenthal's curator insight, November 5, 2013 2:22 PM

Mesenchymal stem cells play an important role in cell therapy and are being currently tested in clinical trials for a variety of diseases. This open-access paper focus on their immunomodulatory effect.