Published in Clinical Oncology Week, August 29th, 2005
"Injury models have suggested that the lung contains anatomically and functionally distinct epithelial stem cell populations. We have isolated such a regional pulmonary stem cell population, termed bronchioalveolar stem cells (BASCs)," investigators in the United States report.
"BASCs exhibited self-renewal and were multipotent in clonal assays, highlighting their stem cell properties. Furthermore,...
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