Scientists found stem cell activity in the fruit fly


27 May 2015

Scientists found stem cell activity in the fruit fly

Our Intermediate Fellow, Dr Lolitika Mandal and her team found the stem cell activity in the fruit fly to be identical to the one found in the human bone marrow, one of the few known sources of stem cells. The activity could be easily observed in the fruit fly because of its simple genetic system.Click here for more

About the image : A Hematopoietic centre in Drosophila (fruit fly) adult. Hemocytes (green) within the Hematopoietic hub are tightly associated with Heart muscle (red).