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Research identifies earlier origin of neural crest cells

UC Riverside-led research could aid regenerative stem cell therapies
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, Science / Technology

Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells

A research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that electronic cigarettes, often targeted to youth and pregnant women, produce a stress response in neural stem cells, which are critical cells in the brain. Present throughout life, stem cells become specialized cells with more specific functions, such as...