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Research Points to Way to Improve the Therapeutic Potential of Stem Cells

October 12, 2016

(Eurekalert) – Stem cells hold great promise for transforming medical care related to a diverse range of conditions, but the cells often lose some of their therapeutic potential when scientists try to grow and expand them in the laboratory. A new study, however, provides insights on the cellular mechanisms that might be targeted to help certain stem cells–called human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs)–maintain properties needed to make them clinically useful.

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