The use of adult stem cells in rebuilding the human face.

@article{Robey2006TheUO,
  title={The use of adult stem cells in rebuilding the human face.},
  author={Pamela Robey and Paolo Bianco},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={137 7},
  pages={961-72}
}
BACKGROUND Stem cells have been isolated from a variety of embryonic and postnatal (adult) tissues, including bone marrow. Bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCs), which are non-blood-forming cells in marrow, contain a subset of skeletal stem cells (SSCs) that are able to regenerate all types of skeletal tissue: bone, cartilage, blood-supportive stromal cells and marrow fat cells. METHODS Bone marrow suspensions are placed into culture for analysis of their biological character and for expansion of… CONTINUE READING

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