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Gut microbes’ metabolite dampens proliferation of intestinal stem cells

Finding may provide clues to limitations of potential IBD treatment By  Tamara Bhandari June 2, 2016 Intestinal stem cells are sequestered in pockets in the lining of the intestine to avoid contact with a metabolite produced by beneficial microbes in the gut. That metabolite — butyrate — restricts the proliferation of stem cells, shown here in

Stem Cell Therapies for Celiac Disease and IBD Now Offered in the United States

PRWebb, by Staff ~ January 21, 2014 Regenerative Medicine Solutions (RMS), a global provider of stem cell treatments for degenerative diseases, is now offering Regenerative ColoTherapy (RCT), a proprietary stem cell treatment for people suffering with celiac and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC) are two of the most notable conditions

Research Supports Promise of Cell Therapy for Bowel Disease

Feb. 28, 2013 - by Karen Richardson WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and colleagues have identified a special population of adult stem cells in bone marrow that have the natural ability to migrate to the intestine and produce intestinal cells, suggesting their potential to restore healthy tissue in patients with