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Field Leaps Forward With New Stem Cell Advances

Science  23 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5854, pp. 1224-1225
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5854.1224

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Two groups, one reporting online in Science this week (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1151526), have reprogrammed human skin cells into so-called induced pluripotent cells, but each uses a slightly different combination of genes.