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Contact: Dr. Frans Kuypers
fkuypers@chori.org
510-450-7620
Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine

Placental Stem Cells

Caption: This is a microphotograph of chorionic villus of human term placenta immunostained for CD34 (Marker of endothelial and hematopietic stem cells, red), CD31 (marker of endothelial cell, green) and nuclei (DAPI, blue). Non-endothelial CD34-positive cell is clearly observed in tissue of placenta.

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