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Structure of a stem cell niche

Stem cells—specialized cells that can self-renew and generate functional cells—maintain adult tissues. They reside in a specialized microenvironment, known as a niche, that regulates their self-renewal and activities. ...

dateMar 01, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Versatile C. difficile blocker

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection is the leading cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea, causing nearly a half million infections in the United States each year. Recurrence after treatment with antibiotics is common ...

dateJan 26, 2018 in Biochemistry
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