Published in Mental Health Business Week, April 8th, 2006
"Neurons and glia are thought to arise from multipotent and self-renewing stem cells, which comprise the majority of neuroepithelial cells in the ventricular zone (VZ) of the early embryonic CNS.
"However, this idea remains to be tested rigorously, because CNS stem cells have been identified only by using in vitro assays, from which their abundance in vivo cannot be directly inferred," scientists in the United States report.
According to Y. Mukouyama and colleagues at the California Institute of Technology, "In the hematopoietic system, stem...
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