Rare Genetic Disorder Provides Clues to Development of the Pancreas, University of Exeter Study

Published: Dec 12, 2011

A rare genetic disorder has given researchers at the University of Exeter a surprising insight into how the pancreas develops. The finding provides a clue to how it may be possible to 'programme' stem cells – master cells in the body that can develop into specialised cells – to become pancreatic cells.

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