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Sweat Glands Grown From Newly Identified Stem Cells, Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study



7/23/2012 7:41:21 AM

To date, few fundamentals have been known about the most common gland in the body, the sweat glands that are essential to controlling body temperature, allowing humans to live in the world’s diverse climates. Now, in a tour de force, researchers at The Rockefeller University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have identified, in mice, the stem cell from which sweat glands initially develop as well as stem cells that regenerate adult sweat glands.

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