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Human Egg Cells Reprogrammed, But for Now, with Extra Genome

By Anette Breindl

Thursday, October 6, 2011
One of the goals of regenerative medicine is to provide patients with autologous cell transplants to replace their own failing cells. The way to get such cells is to first make patient-specific stem cells. And one way to make such stem cells is to reprogram an egg with the hypothetical patient's own DNA.

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