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Adult Stem Cells

"Adult Stem Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Tissue-specific stem cells (also known as Somatic Stem Cells) that appear during fetal development and remain in the body throughout life. The key functions of adult stem cells are to maintain and repair the specific tissues where they reside (e.g. skin or blood).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adult Stem Cells" by people in this website by year, and whether "Adult Stem Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2014
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