[Therapeutic use of stem cells].

@article{Uzan2004TherapeuticUO,
  title={[Therapeutic use of stem cells].},
  author={Georges Uzan},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 13},
  pages={1399-403}
}
Stem cells display important capacities of self renewing, proliferation and differentiation. Because those present in the embryo have the more remarkable properties, their potential use in the therapy of until now incurable degenerative diseases have been envisioned. Embryonic stem (ES) cells are located in the inner mass of the balstocyst at early stages of the development. Even in long-term cultures they still retain their undifferentiated features. Under specific culture conditions, ES cells… CONTINUE READING