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Abstract Title:

Cultivating stem cells for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Abstract Source:

World J Stem Cells. 2012 Dec 26 ;4(12):117-9. PMID: 23516096

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Shengwen Calvin Li, Hong Zhen Yin, William G Loudon, John H Weiss

Article Affiliation:

Shengwen Calvin Li


This editorial addresses the current challenges and future directions in the use of stem cells as an approach for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. A wide variety of literature has been reviewed to enlighten the reader on the many facets of stem cell research that are important to consider before using them for a cell based therapy.

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