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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2012 Vol.13 No.5 P.419-420


Human adult stem cells from menstrual blood and endometrial tissue

Author(s):  Julie Allickson, Charlie Xiang

Affiliation(s):  Cryo-Cell International Inc., Oldsmar, FL 34677, USA; more

Corresponding email(s):   cxiang@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Mesenchymal-like stem cell (MSC), MenSC, eMSC

Julie Allickson, Charlie Xiang. Human adult stem cells from menstrual blood and endometrial tissue[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2012, 13(5): 419-420.

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The article Plasticity of human menstrual blood stem cells derived from the endometrium by Lin et al. (2011), published in Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE B (Biomedicine & Biotechnology), described a newly identified mesenchymal-like stem cell (MSC) from human menstrual blood known as menSC. Here we describe the latest findings in this area and clarify the difference between human adult stem cells from menstrual blood and endometrial tissue.

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