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November 27, 2013

Researchers at Penn Uncover Mechanism Behind Blood Stem Cells’ Longevity

Researchers have long wondered what allows stem cells to persist for decades, when their progeny last for days, weeks or months before they need to be replaced. Now, a study from the University of Pennsylvania has uncovered one of the mechanisms that allow these stem cells to keep dividing in perpetuity. Read more at University of Pennsylvania.

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