The amniotic membrane as a source of stem cells.

  title={The amniotic membrane as a source of stem cells.},
  author={Carmen Luisa Insausti and Miguel Blanquer and Patricia Bleda and Paqui Iniesta and M. J. Majado and Gregorio Castellanos and Jose M Moraleda},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  volume={25 1},
Cellular therapy has emerged as a new potential tool for curing a wide range of degenerative diseases and tissue necrosis. Embryonic stem cells possess potential for differentiation into a wide range of cell lineages, but the ethical issues associated with establishment of this human cell line have to be resolved prior to any use. The bone marrow (BM) is the usual source of adult stem cells for hematopoietic stem cell transplants and cellular therapy, but the BM harvest is a surgical procedure… CONTINUE READING
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