Published in Cancer Weekly, September 7th, 2004
According to a study from Denmark, "The neoplastic process may involve a cancer stem cell. This concept has emerged largely from the careful analysis of tumor biopsy systems from hematological, breast and brain tumors. However, the experimental systems necessary to provide the cellular and molecular evidence to support this important concept have been lacking."
"We have used adult mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC) transduced with the telomerase hTERT gene to investigate the neoplastic potential of adult stem cells. The hTERT-transduced line, hMSC-TERT20 at population...
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