How Stem Cells Work: Exosomes or How to Get Another Cell To Do Your Chores

POSTED ON 2/3/2014 IN Regenerative Medicine Education BY Christopher Centeno

How Stem Cells Work - Part 5

Here's another installment of How Stem cells Work. Exosomes are one of the hottest ideas in cellular biology today. Why are they so exciting in the world of stem cells? The concept that a stem cell can hijack the machinery of another cell to task it to be its robot protein factory is pretty fascinating. It also means that for certain aspects of stem cell therapy, you may not need the cells at all, just the exosomes! Here's my 1 minute video on the topic, enjoy!

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