Early Successes – Adult Stem Cells

      • Human neural stem cells can migrate extensively in the brain after injection.
      • Adult stem cells have been isolated from amniotic fluid, peripheral blood, umbilical cord blood, umbilical cord, brain tissue, muscle, liver, pancreas, cornea, salivary gland, skin, tendon, heart, cartilage, thymus, dental pulp, and adipose tissue.
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Adult neural stem cells have been shown to migrate extensively in the brain of rats following injection. Adult stem cells have been isolated from many different kinds of tissues, although they are present in small numbers.


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  1. David A. Prentice. 2004. Monitoring Stem Cell Research (www.bioethics.gov) Appendix K. “Adult Stem Cells”

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