Potential of nasal cells to regenerate knee cartilage

Source:  Science Translational Medicine 2014, 6 (251), 251ra119

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Date of publication:  August 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This article describes the regenerative powers in adults of nasal septum cells.  An ongoing phase 1 clinical trial indicates the safety and feasibility of using these cells to generate new knee cartilage tissue.

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Acknowledgement:   Medical News Today


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