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Sweat Gland: Existing or Potential Regenerative Medicine Strategies

Stem cells play an important role in the normal process of wound healing and are an integral part of the skin repair mechanism in the body. There are various different types of stem cells present in the body; they develop to form the different types of skin cells and aid in tissue repair. This process can take time and depends upon the extent of damage. Extensive research has found that skin tissue repair takes place with the help of stem cells that are released by the body’s sweat glands. At one time, scientists believed that underlying tissue contributed to the growth of new cells in skin tissue repair. However, recent human studies have shown that stem cells from sweat glands play a vital role. It ...

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