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Artificial Muscle Fibers Keep Muscle Stem Cells Useful in the Lab: Study

June 1, 2016

(UPI) – Looking for a method to keep muscle stem cells alive and viable for transplant back into a patient after genetic alteration to correct disease, researchers may have designed a “soup” that does just that. Researchers at Stanford University report in a new study they found a combination of molecules, nutrients and artificial muscle fibers prevented muscle stem cells from beginning to divide and lose their ability to differentiate into other types of cells.

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