Scientists Identify Key Protein For Cell Pluripotency

NYSCF – Druckenmiller Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Raffaella Di Micco of New York University School of Medicine was first author for a paper published in Cell Reports identifying a key protein, implicated in many different cancers, that appears to play a pivotal role in keeping stem cells in an immature or pluripotent state, meaning the cells can become any type of cell in the body. This finding has key implications on cancer research and treatments and there are ongoing clinical trials targeting this protein.

 

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