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Researchers identify elusive human skeletal stem cells.


It is known that the human skeleton is an amalgam of diverse tissue types including bone, cartilage and fat cells. Each tissue type in the skeleton is generated and maintained by the precise regulation of stem cells which possess the ability to replenish themselves via specific cell-lineages, with researchers looking for the elusive stem cell-type for bone and cartilage.  Now,

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