STEM CELLS – AN OVERVIEW
Stem cell therapy has undergone profound advancement in field of reparative medicine. Stem cells exhibit
properties of self-renewal and have the potency to differentiate into wide range of adult cells. They have opened
new avenues of treatment of conditions which were otherwise considered incurable. However it is still uncertain
what kind of stem cells would be an ideal source for which ailment. This review focuses on the various types of
stem cells and their clinical uses.
Keywords: Stem cells, transplantation, clinical trials.
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