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Gonads, Male: Existing or Potential Regenerative Medicine Strategies

Stem cells pertain to undifferentiated cells that exist in various stages of life, including the embryonic, fetal, and adult stages. Stem cells differentiate into various cell types, which constitute the building blocks of different tissues and organs. Because of their capacity to generate more cells and their high potential to undergo differentiation, stem cells are regarded as the next best option for the treatment of the reproductive problem of infertility. Using in vitro conditions, stem cells can be stimulated to differentiate into a wide spectrum of specialized cells, such as the male and female germ cells. This capacity to develop into specific types of cells suggests that these could be applied in the field of reproductive medicine. In recent years, extensive studies have been conducted ...

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