Why Myc? An Unexpected Ingredient in the Stem Cell Cocktail

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Screening cocktails of candidate genes for induction of pluripotency and self-renewal in nonstem cells has identified a surprising new embryonic stem cell regulator, the myc proto-oncogene. Here the possible mechanisms by which myc controls self-renewal and pluripotency are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 10 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics


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