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- Patents > 2009-03-12 > SECTION C CHEMISTRY; METALLURGY > BIOCHEMISTRY; BEER; SPIRITS; WINE; VINEGAR; MICROBIOLOGY; ENZYMOLOGY; MUTATION OR GENETIC ENGINEERING > MICRO-ORGANISMS OR ENZYMES; COMPOSITIONS THEREOF; PROPAGATING, PRESERVING, OR MAINTAINING MICRO-ORGANISMS; MUTATION OR GENETIC ENGINEERING; CULTURE MEDIA
Human salivary gland-origin stem cell
A novel human stem cell which can be differentiated to cells constituting a plurality of human organs including human liver is disclosed. The human stem cell according to the present invention is originated from human salivary gland, which is CD49f-positive, and which can be differentiated to (1) a nestin-positive and albumin-positive cell, (2) an insulin-positive cell and (3) a glucagon-positive cell by culture in vitro.
Filed on: 2007-09-18; Application Number: 11902018