Developmental fate of skeletal muscle satellite cells

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Science  21 Sep 1979:
Vol. 205, Issue 4412, pp. 1292-1294
DOI: 10.1126/science.472747


Radioisotopically labeled satellite cells from clonal cultures were implanted into normal muscle of the original donor. Implanted cells invariably retained their myogenic potential by participating in the regeneration of damaged myofibers or in the development of existing fibers.

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