Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 13th, 2006
Fat tissue, like bone marrow and umbilical cords, is a rich source of stem cells that are naturally programmed to heal and repair the human body. Called fat-derived adult stem cells, laboratory researchers have prompted them to convert to fat, bone, cartilage and muscle and believe these cells could help treat heart conditions, heal broken bones, and even be used in reconstructive surgery.
Magdalena Pasarica, PhD, released her new work on the fat-targeting virus at the...
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