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Egg Cells Produced From Stem Cells Isolated From Human Ovaries

US researchers have managed to isolate stem cells from the ovaries of reproductive age women and used them to make egg cells that appear to behave normally. The discovery, published online in Nature Medicine at the weekend, confirm the results of earlier studies that suggest women continue to produce new eggs in adulthood, and overturn the traditionally held view that they are born with a finite number of eggs that gradually deplete over their reproductive years.
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