Scientists create pluripotent cells that reduce tissue rejection risk

11/6/2006 | Asahi Shimbun (Japan), The

Japanese scientists, experimenting with mice, have created multipurpose stem cells better able to reduce tissue rejection. The researchers said in a study they fused thymus cells with embryonic stem cells and then removed embryonic cell chromosomes from the fused cells, denying the new cells the genetic data that could trigger rejection. The research opens the possibility of fusing a human patient's own cells with existing human embryonic stem cells.

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