Human Skeletal Stem Cell FoundHuman Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found

Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.

Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.

European Medicines Agency, cell & molecular biology
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