Published in Blood Weekly, September 7th, 2006
In a recent report published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, researchers in the United States conducted a study to "determine the distribution of slow-cycling cells, which are detected as label-retaining cells (LRCs), in mouse lens epithelium during postnatal development.
"Pregnant BALB/c mice were injected intraperitoneally (twice daily) with tritiated thymidine (3H-TdR), beginning at 17 days of gestation until birth. At birth, the in utero-labeled neonatal mice were injected subcutaneously with 3H-TdR (twice daily) for 3 days....
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