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A designer's guide to pluripotency

Pluripotent stem cells, which give rise to almost all cell types, can be engineered from mature cells. A thorough analysis of the process has led to the characterization of a new type of pluripotent cell. See Articles p.192 & p.198

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Figure 1: Different flavours of pluripotency.

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Wu, J., Belmonte, J. A designer's guide to pluripotency. Nature 516, 172–173 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/516172a

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