The mammary gland is a dynamic organ that undergoes extensive morphological changes through development, puberty, pregnancy, lactation and involution. Maintenance of the mammary epithelium during all of these stages is via mammary stem/progenitor cells.
Below is a collection of resources to support your mammary research.
Mammary Stem Cells and Breast Cancer
This mini-review describes the organization of mammary epithelium, identification of mammary stem and progenitor cells, phenotypic profiling and cell culture methods for mammary epithelial cells, as well as the current understanding of mammary stem cells in the context of breast cancer.Read More >