University of Michigan Team Identifies Gene that Regulates Blood-Forming Fetal Stem Cells  
7/26/2007 11:01:30 PM

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—In the rancorous public debate over federal research funding, stem cells are generally assigned to one of two categories: embryonic or adult. But that's a false dichotomy and an oversimplification. A new University of Michigan study adds to mounting evidence that stem cells in the developing fetus are distinct from both embryonic and adult stem cells.