BEAUTY OF SCIENCE – Skin stem cell replenish

In SCIENCE & STEM CELLS on October 8, 2009 at 5:27 pm

Skin deep. In a skin grafting experiment, skin with TCF3 and TCF4 (top), unlike skin without the two proteins (bottom), can activate epidermal stem cells to replenish skin cells on the surface that have died and flaked off. (Credit: Image courtesy of Rockefeller University)

via Two Proteins Enable Skin Cells To Regenerate.


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