Characterization of the limbal epithelial stem cell niche: novel imaging techniques permit in vivo observation and targeted biopsy of limbal epithelial stem cells.

@article{Shortt2007CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the limbal epithelial stem cell niche: novel imaging techniques permit in vivo observation and targeted biopsy of limbal epithelial stem cells.},
  author={Alex John Shortt and Genevieve A. Secker and Peter M. G. Munro and Peng T. Khaw and Stephen J. Tuft and Julie T. Daniels},
  journal={Stem cells},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1402-9}
}
It is anticipated that stem cell (SC) therapy will enable the regeneration of diseased tissues and organs. Understanding SC niches is an essential step toward realizing this goal. By virtue of its optical transparency and physical separation of SC and transient amplifying cell compartments, the human cornea provides a unique opportunity to visualize and observe a population of adult stem cells, limbal epithelial stem cells (LESCs), in their niche environment. To date, the characteristics of the… CONTINUE READING
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