Stem cells: Fusion brings down barriers

Alexander Medvinsky*, Austin Smith

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

Abstract

It remains uncertain how tissue-specific stem cells could generate the mature cell types of another tissue. In one instance, where bone-marrow-derived stem cells repair damaged liver in mice, cell fusion is the answer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)823-825
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume422
Issue number6934
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2003

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