Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Written on Jan, 31, 2018 by in , ,

For anyone who has studied biology, macrophages have most likely been on your reading list at one point or another. Microglia on the other hand are less likely to feature on your undergraduate syllabus (or else I’m older than I like to admit!). In this post, we introduce both cell types and point out their similarities and differences.

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Written on Jan, 04, 2018 by in , ,

Anyone who follows popular science news will have noticed that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have gained traction in recent years. Alleviating chronic back pain, enabling stroke sufferers to walk again, manmade tracheas and a cure for Crohn’s disease – these are just some of the potential applications for MSCs that have made the news.

But what are MSCs and what is all the fuss about?

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