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Posted on December 14th, 2008
Mature fat cells helped mice recover from spinal cord injuries, according to a promising new study. They could become a source for cell replacement therapy to treat central nervous system disorders in humans.
Yuki Ohta of the St. Mariana University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan, who led the study, said fat or adipose-derived stem cells have been shown to differentiate into neuronal cells in a test tube setting.