Vol 4 No 9 (2018): International Journal For Research In Health Sciences And Nursing

Urine stem cells-A novel insight

Dr Rohit Shah
Tejashree Avachat
Dr Dipika Mitra
Dr Harshad Vijayakar
Published September 30, 2018
How to Cite
Talati, M., Rohit Shah, D., Avachat, T., Mitra, D. D., & Vijayakar, D. H. (2018). Urine stem cells-A novel insight. International Journal For Research In Health Sciences And Nursing (ISSN: 2208-2670), 4(9), 47-51. Retrieved from https://gnpublication.org/index.php/hsn/article/view/709


Stem cells are a class of undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into specialized cell types that have capacity to serve any function making them powerful enough to regenerate damaged tissue under right conditions. Stem cells commonly come from 2 main sources:

  1. Embryo(blastocyst)
  2. Adult tissue (adult stem cells)


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