Blood Cells Can Be Reprogrammed To Act As Embryonic Stem Cells, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
4/21/2009 7:32:16 AM
ScienceDaily (Apr. 21, 2009) — In a recent study, U.S. researchers have reprogrammed cells found in circulating blood into cells that are molecularly and functionally indistinguishable from embryonic stem cells, a revolutionary achievement that provides a readily accessible source of stem cells and an alternative to harvesting embryonic stem cells.
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