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  • n  the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
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  • Gum Tissue Stem Cells Heal Fast And Fight Inflammation
    April Flowers for - Your Universe Online A new study from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California (USC) reveals stem cells found in mouth tissue can relieve inflammatory disease, as well as become other types of cells. The study, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Dental Research , focused on gingival mesenchymal stem cells (GMSC) that are ...
    Aug. 6, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Stem cells found in gum tissue can fight inflammatory disease
    Stem cells found in mouth tissue can not only become other types of cells but can also relieve inflammatory disease, according to a new study. The study indicates that the stem cells in the gingiva -- obtained via a simple biopsy of the gums -- may have important medical applications in the future.
    Aug. 5, 2013 - Science Daily

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