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February 17th, 2008

Stem cells safety made into nerve tissues

Abstract:
South Korean scientists on Monday said they have successfully used nano and bio technologies to grow nerve, muscle and liver tissues from stem cells.

The discovery made by a team led by Park Se-pill, a life engineering professor at Cheju National University, used magnetized nano particles to insert genes into stem cells of laboratory animals that differentiated into specific tissues.

The research published in the latest issue of the international Stem Cells and Development journal is noteworthy because it did not use the dangerous retrovirus or inefficient chemical-electrical techniques that are currently employed in these experiments.

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