Washington: Scientists have for the first time transformed stem cells from umbilical cords into other types of cells, which may have several therapeutic applications for spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, among other nervous system diseases. The breakthrough could come as a favourable alternative to embryonic stem cells.“This is the first time this has been done with non-embryonic stem cells,” said James Hickman, a University of Central Florida bioengineer and leader of the research group.
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