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Muscular Dystrophy Treatments May Benefit from Fetal Muscle Stem Cells’ Increased Capacity to Regenerate

March 4, 2016

(Muscular Dystrophy News) – The study, published in the latest issue of the journal Cell Reports, compared the factors that both types of stem cells secreted, and noticed that many of the substances fetal cells produced were no longer present in the adult cells. Results also showed that when researchers placed adult cells in the molecular soup produced by fetal cells, adult muscle stem cells improved their ability to regenerate muscle.

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