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'Different kind of stem cell' possesses attributes favoring regenerative medicine
Date:11/19/2012

the same critical genes that embryonic stem cells and iPSCs do. "Because they don't express those genes, they don't form tumors and they are lineage committed, unlike the other cells," Schlegel says. "That shows us that CRCs are a different kind of stem-like cell."

As part of the study, the research team showed that when cervical cells are conditioned and placed on a three-dimensional platform, they start to form cells that "look like the cervix," Schlegel says. The same is true from cells in the trachea on a 3-D platform, they begin to look like a trachea, he says.

If and when use of CRCs are perfected for the clinic and that will take considerable work, Schlegel says they potential could be used in a wide variety of novel ways.

"Perhaps they could be used more broadly for chemosensitivity, as we demonstrated in the NEJM study, for regenerative medicine to replace organ tissue that is damaged, for diabetes we could remove remaining islet ells in the pancreas, expand them, and implant them back into the pancreas and to treat the many storage diseases caused by lack of liver enzymes. In those cases, we can take liver cells out, expand them and insert normal genes in them, and put them back in patients," Schlegel says.

"The potential of these cells are vast, and exciting research to help define their ability is ongoing," he says.


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Contact: Karen Mallet
km463@georgetown.edu
Georgetown University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

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