Stems cells found in breast milk!

What an amazing discovery!

A Perth scientist has discovered that there are stem cells in breast milk.

“We already know how breast milk provides for the baby’s nutritional needs, but we are only just beginning to understand that it probably performs many other functions,” says Dr Cregan, a molecular biologist at The University of Western Australia.

“We have shown these cells have all the physical characteristics of stem cells. What we will do next is to see if they behave like stem cells,” he says.

Mammary stem cells (red/blue) and adult mammary cells (green) isolated from human
breast milk.

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