Stem cell assays: something old, something new, something borrowed.

@article{Os2004StemCA,
  title={Stem cell assays: something old, something new, something borrowed.},
  author={Ronald P. van Os and Leonie M Kamminga and Gerald de Haan},
  journal={Stem cells},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={1181-90}
}
Numerous assays exist that measure the function of stem cells. In this article, we review in detail the history and future of existing stem cell assays. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are historically the most well studied, but new developments in stem cell research, including the claim of stem cell plasticity, have caused controversies related to… CONTINUE READING