Scientists identify and isolate adult mammary stem cells in mice

(Times of India) It is well-known that stem cells exist in adult tissues. The most commonly known stem cell, the bone marrow stem cell, plays the physiological role of generating billions of blood cells per hour while being capable of making copies of itself. Subsequent to the discovery of the bone marrow stem cell in…

Natural Compound in Broccoli Slows Breast Cancer Stem Cells

The area of cancer stem cells is very hot. To give an example, the pharmaceutical company GSK recently purchased the cancer stem cell company Oncomed for more than a billion dollars, at a time when Oncomed’s cancer stem cell-targeting drugs were not even tested in humans. This area is of great interest because it suggests…