September 03, 2012

Regenerating equine tendon using autologous mesenchymal stem cells

Roger K.W. Smith, Stephanie Dakin,
Natalie Young, Jayesh Dudhia,
Peter Clegg & Allen Goodship

Injured tendons can be as good as new
Tendons need to be strong and elastic. After injury, scar tissue can form within damaged tnedon and predisposes to further injury. In HBLB research treatment with stem cells led to regeneration of tendon with less scar tissue and more elasticity.

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