The stem cell system.

  • Roger Schofield
  • Published 1983 in
    Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine…


The stem cell is defined as that cell in a tissue which, under normal circumstances, maintains its own population, undiminished in function and size, and furnishes daughters to provide new functional cells of that tissue. The daughters may, or may not, have to undergo further differentiation and/or maturation in order to achieve their functional stage. The… (More)