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Unformatted text preview: erythrocytes Stem Cell Research Recent research has led to isolation and growth of pluripotent stem cells in the lab May be useful to treat some human diseases Leukemia (cancerous stem cells produce large numbers of abnormal leukocytes) Experimental treatments include the removal and destruction of these cells (plus the marrow) Transplant 30 or more non-cancerous pluripotent stem cells from lab culture Those 30 cells can re-populate the entire marrow...
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- Spring '08