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What Is and Is Not a Stem Cell?

Posted by Cook MyoSite on Aug 18, 2021 4:51:44 PM

Stem cells have been the center of medical intrigue for much of the last few decades. During this time, the differences between the popular and the scientific conceptions of what is and isn’t a stem cell have grown. Often, the public's understanding of stem cells is far narrower than how the term is applied by scientists. What is a stem cell? Does Cook MyoSite work with stem cells?

A magnified image of skeletal muscle myoblasts, myocytes, and myotubes stained with Desmin (a muscle cell marker),
and DAPI (Nuclear stain). These cell types are derived from muscle satellite cells.
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Topics: regenerative medicine, stem cells