How Stem Cells Work: Exosomes or How to Get Another Cell To Do Your Chores
How Stem Cells Work – Part 5
Here’s another installment of How Stem cells Work. Exosomes are one of the hottest ideas in cellular biology today. Why are they so exciting in the world of stem cells? The concept that a stem cell can hijack the machinery of another cell to task it to be its robot protein factory is pretty fascinating. It also means that for certain aspects of stem cell therapy, you may not need the cells at all, just the exosomes! Here’s my 1 minute video on the topic, enjoy!
Chris Centeno, MD
is a specialist in regenerative medicine and the new field of Interventional Orthopedics. Centeno pioneered orthopedic stem cell procedures in 2005 and is responsible for a large amount of the published research on stem cell use for orthopedic applications. View Profile
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