Uncapping the Potential of Renal Stem Cells

Susan E. Quaggin*

*Corresponding author for this work

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In this issue of Cell Stem Cell, McMahon and coworkers (Kobayashi et al., 2008) characterize a subset of progenitor cells in the developing kidney. six2-expressing mesenchymal cells exhibit hallmark stem cell traits, in that they appear to self-renew and are clonally multipotent for a range of nephron epithelial cell types.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-124
Number of pages2
JournalCell stem cell
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 7 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Cell Biology


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