Skeletal stem cells in space and time. Kassem M, Bianco P. Cell.

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Cell. 2015 Jan 15;160(1-2):17-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.12.034.

Skeletal stem cells in space and time.

Kassem M1, Bianco P2.

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Abstract

The nature, biological characteristics, and contribution to organ physiology of skeletal stem cells are not completely determined. Chan et al. and Worthley et al. demonstrate that a stem cell for skeletal tissues, and a system of more restricted, downstream progenitors, can be identified in mice and demonstrate its role in skeletal tissue maintenance and regeneration.

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