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Scientists Approve the Similarity Between Reprogrammed and Embryonic Stem Cells

June 13, 2016

(Eurekalert) – Scientists analyzed the transcriptome – the set of all products encoded, synthesized and used in a cell. Moreover, they elicited methylated DNA areas, because methylation plays a critical role in cell specialization. Thorough study of changes in the gene activity regulation mechanism showed that reprogrammed and embryonic stem cells are similar. In addition, researchers came up with a list of the activity of 275 key genes that can present reprogramming results.

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