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Specialized Adult Stem Cells Re-Grow Fingertips

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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Specialized adult stem cells are make it possible for mammals to re-grow the tips of injured fingers or toes, rather than a "jack of all trades" cell type formed in response to serious injury, a new study shows.

Researchers from Stanford University found the regenerating stem cells are tissue-specific, meaning each has a particular job regenerating bone, skin, tendon, vessels or nerves.

The findings call into question a popular theory that damaged...

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Specialized adult stem cells are make it possible for mammals to re-grow the tips of injured fingers or toes, rather than a "jack of all trades" cell type formed in response to serious injury, a new study...