The alien within: Fetal cells influence maternal health during pregnancy (and long after)

Source: The alien within: Fetal cells influence maternal health during pregnancy (and long after)

“Fetal cells can act as stem cells and develop into epithelial cells, specialized heart cells, liver cells and so forth. This shows that they are very dynamic and play a huge role in the maternal body. They can even migrate to the brain and differentiate into neurons,” Boddy says “We are all chimeras.”

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