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A little bit of history about cells

  1. Apr 21, 2005 #1
    Hey Everyone :)

    I'm trying to find out the year on wich ~stocks cells~ has been discovered? I'm really not sure about the english word... but in french we call them "cellules souches". I've search a bit on google but couldn't find anything.

    Edit: Okay I found the correct english word, they are call Stem Cells. :tongue2:

    Thanks!
    - Alex
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2005
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  3. Apr 29, 2005 #2

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    Hope this may help. It was posted by Monique for a previous thread.

    Bone marrow may be described as somatic stem cells. The person who first coined the term embryonic stem cell was Gail Martin, a developmental biologist at Univ of Cal - San Francisco, she co-discivered them in cell mouse studies in 1981.
     
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