Published in Lab Law Weekly, November 11th, 2005
According to a study from Japan, "Recently, we have demonstrated that bone marrow stem cells can differentiate into retinal nerve cells. In the present study, we show a new and efficient strategy for transplanting bone marrow stem cells into the retina."
"When bone marrow stem cells were injected into the vitreous cavity of untreated eyes, only very few cells were found in the retina 2 weeks after injection," K. Minamino and colleagues at Kansai Medical University in Osaka wrote.
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