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New factor helps old iPSCs

By Anette Breindl
Senior Science Editor

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are stem cells that have been generated from adult cells through the application of Yamanaka factors, a cocktail of transcription factors named after iPSC pioneer Shinya Yamanaka. Such rejuvenated cells could potentially be a great source of autologous cells for transplantation.

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