Cell Prolif. 2003 Oct;36 Suppl 1:59-72. Stem cells in normal breast development and breast cancer. Dontu G(1), Al-Hajj M, Abdallah WM, Clarke MF, Wicha MS.
Here we provide an overview on the functional and molecular identification of mammary stem cells in the context of both normal breast development and breast .
Although it has been postulated that the epithelial components of the mammary gland arise through differentiation of a stem cell compartment.