How Stem Cells Are Regulated

Stem cells are capable of developing into any other type of cell. Researchers have now detected a gene-family that is essential for regulating the differentiation potential and growth of stem cells.

Stem cells are capable of developing into any other type of cell. Researchers have now detected a gene-family that is essential for regulating the differentiation potential and growth of stem cells.

Researchers from Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) at University of Copenhagen have identified a new group of proteins that regulate the function of stem cells. The results are published in the new issue of Cell.

Source: Science Daily

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