The group performing
Study corresponding author Dr.
Lin said that they used young volunteers because they have better cell-renewing abilities than the old population and they also wanted to avoid having chronic diseases and medications as interfering factors.
According to the authors,
"Compared with the NEH group, the TCC group had a significantly higher number of CD 34+ cells," wrote the authors. "We found that the CD34+ cell count of the TCC group was significantly higher than the BW group."
They said that CD 34+ cells express the CD 34 protein and are "cluster markers" for hematopoietic stem cells (blood stem cells) involved in cell self-renewal, differentiation and proliferation.
Lin said it's possible that
The study has been published online in the journal Cell Transplantation. (ANI)
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