Human Adult Testes Cells Can Become Embryonic-like

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 22:28 in Biology & Nature

Using what they say is a relatively simple method, scientists have extracted stem/progenitor cells from testes and have converted them back into pluripotent embryonic-like stem cells. Researchers say that the naïve cells are now potentially capable of morphing into any cell type that a body needs, from brain neurons to pancreatic tissue.

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