Stem Cells Could Help Restore Sight to the Blind, University College London Study
7/22/2013 6:56:40 AM
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Blind mice have been able to see once more in a laboratory exploit that marks a further boost for the fast-moving field of retinal therapy, according to a study published on Sunday. Scientists in Britain used stem cells—early-stage, highly versatile cells—taken from mice embryos, and cultured them in a lab dish so that they differentiated into immature photoreceptors, the light-catching cells in the retina.
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