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A Better Way to Make Pluripotent Cells From Liver Cells

Researchers have identified an efficient method for creating pluripotent stem cells from differentiated liver cells, according to the April issue of Gastroenterology. This technology could lead to new methods for therapeutic regeneration of diseased or damaged tissues. Embryonic stem cells … Continue reading

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Could Bone Marrow Cells Contribute to Stomach Cancer?

H pylori recruit bone marrow-derived cells to the gastric mucosa that contribute to tumor development, according to the February issue of Gastroenterology. H pylori¬†infection promotes gastric carcinogenesis through many mechanisms, such as causing inflammation and producing virulence factors that alter … Continue reading

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