Prostate Grown In Mice


Prostate Research

A team of scientist from San Francisco has been successful in growing new prostate glands in mice with the aid of stem cell technology, a breakthrough that may cast light on how prostate tumors develop.

The team from San Francisco were able to isolate single cells with the ability to generate an entire prostate. During the study, the researchers isolated and transplanted back into mice a type of stem cell that divides to form different cell types in the prostate gland, located near the bladder.

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