March 11, 2013
Teeth Grown from Human Gum Cells
BBC News, BBC News
Dentists may one day be able to replace missing teeth with ones newly grown from gum cells, say UK researchers.
The team from King's College London took cells from adult human gum tissue and combined them with another type of cell from mice to grow a tooth.
TAGGED: epithelial cells, stem cells, stem cell therapy, teeth