Adult Stem Cell Awareness

December 18, 2007

Amniotic stem cells still got it going on

I wondered what the buzz was when I saw some bloggers and others reporting on Dr. Anthony Atala and amniotic fluid stem cells – researchers have known for a long time that stem cells from amniotic fluid are a real treasure with many regenerative applications. Well, the buzz is this, from December, 07 Cell Proliferation: 

application, for kidney regeneration, of a novel non-genetically modified stem cell, derived from human amniotic fluid. We show that these pluripotent cells can develop and differentiate into de novo kidney structures during organogenesis in vitro.


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  1. […] CBS just featured a news report interview with Dr. Anthony Atala (regenerative medicine pioneer) at Wake Forest. Watch the video here and read more about Dr.  Atala, who is not pro-life by any means – but knows the magic of working with autologous tissues, here. […]

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