News tagged with embryonic stem cells

On the immortality of stem cells

Stem cells are considered to be immortal in culture and, therefore, of great interest for aging research. This immortality is regulated by increased proteostasis, which controls the quality of proteins. A team of researchers ...

dateMar 07, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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(Re)-acquiring the potential to become everything

A new study in Nature Genetics identifies a specific population of pluripotent embryonic stem cells that can reprogram to totipotent-like cells in culture. Moreover, the scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität ...

dateDec 20, 2017 in Biotechnology
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