What’s Good For The Mouse Is Good For The Monkey: Skin Cells Reprogrammed Into Stem Cells

Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 09:28 in Biology & Nature

Scientists have successfully created the first induced pluripotent stem cell lines from adult monkey skin cells. The research, published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, demonstrates that the method of direct reprogramming is conserved among species and may be useful for creation of clinically valuable primate models for human diseases.

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