Scientists turn uterus-derived stem cells into brain cells in mice

05/6/2010 | Reuters

Yale University scientists were able to create dopamine-producing nerve cells by extracting stem cells from the lining of the uterus of nine healthy women and injecting them in mice with a brain condition similar to Parkinson's disease. Researchers said further investigation could support the theory that women with Parkinson's could serve as their own stem cell donors.

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