OSKM Stoichiometry Determines iPS Cell Reprogramming

(Physorg) – Researchers at Kyoto University’s Center for iPS Cell Research and Application discover a simple way to increase the production of induced pluripotent stem cells. A major hurdle in reprogramming science is generating a sufficient number of iPS cells to conduct basic research experiments. Yet, a report published in Stem Cell Reports shows that simply adding 9 amino acids to the induction transgene Klf4 dramatically elevates the production of fully reprogrammed mouse iPS cells.

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