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Surf the waves of reprogramming

Cellular reprogramming to a stem-cell-like state is inefficient and poorly understood, despite its biomedical potential. Detailed molecular analyses of this process are now reported, and should help to overcome these limitations.

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Figure 1: Waves of molecular events underlie cellular reprogramming2,3,4.

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Sancho-Martinez, I., Belmonte, J. Surf the waves of reprogramming. Nature 493, 310–311 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/493310b

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