Isolation and Culture of Dental Pulp Stem Cells from a Supernumerary Tooth

과잉치로부터 줄기세포의 분리 배양

  • An, So-youn (Department of dentistry, Won-kwang University)
  • 안소연 (원광대학교 치과대학 소아치과학교실)
  • Received : 2009.05.10
  • Accepted : 2009.06.25
  • Published : 2009.06.30


Dental Pulp Stem Cells are superior to other types of adult stem cell. Because of teeth are easy to access and are extracted throughout life. A supernumerary tooth is an important clinical problem found in various populations of the world. The incidence of supernumerary teeth varies depending on the literature source. Pediatric dentists are routinely extracted them. However, no studies have been reported regarding Dental Pulp stem cells in a supernumerary tooth, and we failed to note that a valuable source of human stem cell. Herein, we tried to show that a supernumerary tooth contains cells that display the characteristic features of stem cells.


Supported by : 원광대학교


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