Stem cell companies have been rapidly populating on a global basis, reaching nearly 100 market competitors that are developing stem cell therapeutics for use in humans. Stem cells are primitive cells found in all multi-cellular organisms that are characterized by self-renewal and the capacity to differentiate into mature cell types.
Stem cell research has been going on for over 50 years, because stem cells have a unique ability to divide and replicate repeatedly. In addition, their unspecialized nature allows them to become a wide variety of tissue types, which gives them enormous potential for use in regenerative medicine.
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