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New approach for regenerative diabetes therapy

The marker Flattop subdivides the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas into those that maintain glucose metabolism and into immature cells that divide more frequently and adapt to metabolic changes. This could provide ...

Jul 12, 2016
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Aggressiveness of acute myeloid leukemia elucidated

Antoine Peters and colleagues at the Basel University Children's Hospital (UKBB) have discovered why acute leukemias with the same genetic abnormality vary in their aggressiveness based on their cellular origin. They found ...

Jun 24, 2016
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Precursor cell

In cytology, a precursor cell is a type of partially differentiated, usually unipotent cell that has lost most or all of the stem cell multipotency.

Usually precursor cells are cells capable of differentiating into one or two closely related final forms. Sometimes precursor cell is used as an alternative term for multipotent stem cells.

A blastoma is a type of cancer created by malignancies of precursor cells.

In embryology, precursor cells are group of cells what differentiate later into one organ.

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