Chinese Scientists Grow Teeth From Urine

Chinese scientists claim they have been able to generate new teeth from a strange source: human urine.

In a study published in the Cell Regeneration Journal, researchers from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health say they were able to create induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from cells in human urine and coax them into becoming different cell types that mimic tooth components such as enamel, dentin, cementum and pulp.

Stem cells have shown great promise because of their …

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