What is an Adult Stem Cell?

  • Adult stem cells are found in tissues that are already developed.
  • Adult stem cells can be isolated from tissues including brain. Mostly it is isolated from bone marrow, which is located in the center of some of the bones.
  • There are different stem cells found in bone marrow.
  • Hematopoietic stem cells forms the blood
  • Endothelial stem cells forms the vascular system (arteries and veins)
  • Mesenchymal stem cells form the bone, cartilage, muscle, fat and fibroblasts.
  • Stem cell plasticity theory suggests that the adult stem cells can form different stem cell types. Cells from the bone marrow can form blood forming cells and also can regenerate damaged livers, kidneys, hearts, lungs and other organs.
  • Adult stem cells exist in certain mature tissues and supply the tissue with replacement cells throughout life.
  • Compared to embryonic stem cells, which can make replacement cells for any tissue, adult stem cells are normally dedicated to making the cells for one particular tissue.


JODY2513 Friday, February 14, 2014

i need a stem cell transplant for c.i.d.p. i have been on iv Gamma Glub for 10 years

Anandkumarsrivastava Wednesday, April 25, 2012

I am based in Delhi. How can I avail of your services? how about the costs etc? A.K. Srivastava

reejatharu Tuesday, August 24, 2010

we can get totipotent stem cells from human embryos that are created invitro in ART labs.

guest Monday, August 30, 2010

I am a c2/c3 quad on a ventilator. I have been paralyzed for 15 years as a result from fooling with a friend. I writing to find about any type of human spinal cord rejuvenation trials. If so or any type along that line, then please let me know.

roheet Sunday, September 26, 2010

contact reelabs at mumbai, reference roheet gupta. they have done such cases sussessfully

Gabriel Tuesday, November 13, 2012

I know that Miami college in Florida has been working on this in animals, so they can do this in humans. They have been doing wonders. Give them a call. It might just change your life. Be persistent about it with them. You could also call up Pen State. Their are some wonderful BME people there. M for Medical that is. They might be able to help. Call Florida first for sure. God bless your journey.

Namithann Tuesday, May 25, 2010

A fertilised egg has totipotency, or total potential for about four days. Days after fertilisation,the totipotent stem cell divides and then matures to cause more specialised stem cells called pluripotent stem cells.Basically, the pluripotent stem cell can do everything the totipotent one can except for creating an entire organism.

so, how can we take totipotent cells frm a human? is tht practically possible? if we could, it wud be great, isn't it?

Aarex Wednesday, February 10, 2010


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