Francina Jackson

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Adult stem cells keep you roadworthy

Author: Francina Jackson, 06/17/10

How do adult stem cells work? In healthy tissue the adult stem cell population lies dormant. Dormant stem cells are activated by external trauma signals, which trigger patterns of gene expression and protein biosynthesis, thus activating the stem cells to multiply and regenerate damaged tissue. If you think of your normal tissue as a car,…Read more