Where Do Stem Cells Come From?: Stem cells, artistic rendering. The type of cells used in stem cell transplants for cancer patients come from a living donor. Not to be confused with embryonic stem cells, which are obtained by destroying a human embryo.
New stem cell gel applied to site of injury 'can regenerate broken spinal cord nerves to an astonishing degree'
New stem cell gel applied to site of injury 'can regenerate broken spinal cord nerves to an astonishing degree' Gel made by embedding neural stem cells in a mixture of blood clotting protein and growth chemicals
Colored SEM of a human mesenchymal stem cell (MSC). MSCs are multipotent stromal (connective tissue) cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types, including osteoblasts (bone cells), chondrocytes (cartilage cells), and adipocytes (fat cells). . 4500X