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New-found Stem Cell Helps Regenerate Lung Tissue after Acute Injury

News   Mar 02, 2018 | Original story from the University of Pennsylvania

 
New-found Stem Cell Helps Regenerate Lung Tissue after Acute Injury

Mouse (left) and human (right) alveolar progenitor cells grow into large lung organoids in culture, and make multiple types of epithelial cells including gas exchange type 1 cells (red) and surfactant-producing type 2 cells (green). Credit: led by Edward E. Morrisey, PhD, Perleman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

 
 
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