Study: Stem cells can be derived from discarded fallopian tubes

06/17/2009 | BBC

Brazilian scientists said they were able to multiply and turn mesenchymal stem cells taken from fallopian tubes, which were discarded during hysterectomies, into various types of tissues. The study suggests that discarded fallopian tubes could serve as an additional source of stem cells for regenerative medicine and could help in treating fertility problems.

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