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Unformatted text preview: Problem of Transplants ADULT STEM CELLS Stem cells discovered in many adult organs Less plasticity that embryonic stem cells (ES cells) Bone marrow stem cells No ethical problem Culture of stem cells, feeder cells Adult bone marrow + growth factor makes neurons NERVE GROWTH FACTOR 1981 Rita Levi-Montalcini and Stanely Cohen isolated nerve growth factor Nobel Prize in 1986...
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