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Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Become Liver Cells, Minnesota Researchers Report

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May 15, 2002
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Researchers at the University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute (SCI) have demonstrated, for the first time, the ability of adult bone marrow stem cells to differentiate in vitro as hepatocytes (liver cells) with hepatocyte phenotype and function.

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL -- Researchers at the University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute (SCI) have demonstrated, for the first time, the ability of adult bone marrow stem cells to differentiate in vitro as hepatocytes (liver cells) with hepatocyte phenotype and function. The findings will be published in the May 15, 2002 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The paper can be found at http://www.jci.org.


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