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.

View Full Article in:

Yahoo!

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
In house Compliance Officer
Confidential
Pompano Beach, FL
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC