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Stem Cells Grow Human Intestines Successfully

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 8:03:44 AM

Scientists have engineered human intestinal tissue through the use of stem cells.

Researchers from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centre have successfully grown functional human intestinal tissues by utilizing stem cells. After stimulating the stem cells with a “molecular cocktail” of chemicals and growth factors, the team observed as the cells developed into the mucosal lining and muscle layers, while exhibiting digestive functions such as nutrient uptake and responding to molecular signals.

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Topics: Gastrointestinal cancer, stemsaveblog, ulcerative colitis, Debilitating Diseases, Stemcells, Crohn's Disease, Thanksgiving, autologousstemcells, intestinal tissue, small intestine, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

From All of Us at StemSave

Posted by Kelsey StemSave on Nov 27, 2014 3:17:56 AM

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Topics: stemsaveblog, Stemcells, Thanksgiving

From All of Us at StemSave

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 10:49:10 AM

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Topics: stemsaveblog, Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at StemSave

Posted by Kelsey StemSave on Nov 21, 2012 2:54:26 PM

In light of the devastation wrought by SANDY, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to realize that we have much for which we can be thankful.

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Topics: Thanksgiving


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