Investigation of Characteristics of Feather Follicle Stem Cells and Their Regeneration Potential

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Xu YL; Sun JG; Wu FB; Xi YM;
(2011)
  • Publisher: GN Corporation Limited
  • Journal: Journal of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine,volume 7,issue 2,pages69-74 (issn: 0973-7154, eissn: 0973-7154)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3908268
  • Subject: R | Research Article | regeneration | R5-920 | Feather follicle stem cells | Medicine (General) | trans-differentiation | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: animal structures

Feather follicles have the extraordinary ability to regenerate and undergo molting cycles. Being tissue-specific stem cells, feather follicle stem cells (FFSCs) have a strong capacity for proliferation and are presumed to be progenitor cells for various epidermal organs... View more
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