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UCLA Researchers Identify New Airway Stem Cell

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Sep 07, 2011

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have discovered a new stem cell that assists in repairing lung airways.  The discovery is significant because the airways are vital in protecting the body from airborne toxins. The airways contain glands that defend the body by producing and then removing mucus, a process which cleanses the lungs of infectious agents and environmental toxins. The study's findings have major potential for advancement in the field of lung regeneration.

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Tags: Stem cell research, California, UCLA, Stem Cell, Southwest Region

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