News tagged with progenitor cells

Stem cells on the road to specialization

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have gained new insight into how both early embryonic cells and embryonic stem cells are directed into becoming specialised cell types, like pancreatic and liver cells. The results ...

dateJan 07, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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A secret to making macrophages (w/ Video)

Biologists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have worked out the details of a mechanism that leads undifferentiated blood stem cells to become macrophages—immune cells that attack bacteria and other foreign ...

dateJul 18, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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