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Stem cells

A new route to rejuvenation

Embryonic stem cells are prized for their ability to mature into all the specialized adult cell types. It may now be possible to reprogramme adult body cells to have the characteristics of stem cells.

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Figure 1: Cellular reprogramming.


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Surani, M., McLaren, A. A new route to rejuvenation. Nature 443, 284–285 (2006).

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