Scientists use chemical to turn skin cells into iPS cells

10/8/2009 | Yahoo!

Scientists at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute were able to transform ordinary skin cells into induced pluripotent stem cells using RepSox, a chemical that replaces two of the four genes needed to transform cells into iPS cells. The technique offers a safer way to reprogram stem cells since it eliminates the need to use a virus to deliver transformative genes into the cells.

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