Human Stem Cell Research: Stepping It Up a Notch

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 10:28 in Biology & Nature

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered that the Notch protein helps human embryonic stem cells "decide" their own fate, a finding which may eventually be useful in programming cells for the development of stem cell therapies. Their results are reported in the May 2008 issue of Cell Stem Cell.

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