Epithelial stem cells and their niche: there's no place like home.

@article{Rizvi2005EpithelialSC,
  title={Epithelial stem cells and their niche: there's no place like home.},
  author={Adnan Z. Rizvi and Melissa H Wong},
  journal={Stem cells},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          150-65
        }
}
Stem cells hold the promise of novel therapy for treating diseases. Unfortunately, the use and study of embryonic stem cells are currently clouded by ethical controversy. Adult stem cells offer a unique alternative in that they may be isolated, studied, or manipulated without harming the donor. Currently, several obstacles for use of adult stem cells as therapy exist. First, the ability to identify most adult stem cells is impeded by lack of stem cell markers. Second, in vitro systems for… CONTINUE READING
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