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Virus-Free Technique Enables Stanford Scientists To Easily Make Stem Cells Pluripotent, Stanford University Medical Center Study


2/8/2010 7:49:01 AM

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EurekAlert -- Tiny circles of DNA are the key to a new and easier way to transform stem cells from human fat into induced pluripotent stem cells for use in regenerative medicine, say scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Unlike other commonly used techniques, the method, which is based on standard molecular biology practices, does not use viruses to introduce genes into the cells or permanently alter a cell's genome.

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