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UCSF Team Closer to Creating Safe Embryonic-like Stem Cells


April 12, 2009

Robert Blelloch A team of University of California, San Francisco researchers has for the first time, used tiny molecules called microRNAs to help turn adult mouse cells back to their embryonic state. These reprogrammed cells are pluripotent, meaning that, like embryonic stem cells, they have the capacity to become any cell type in the body. Full Story

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