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2012-02-16 18:20:14

Scientists have found a way to generate and maintain stem cells much more efficiently by amplifying the effect of an essential protein Scientists have found a way to generate and maintain stem cells much more efficiently by amplifying the effect of an essential protein. Researchers from Denmark, Scotland and the USA have created synthetic versions of a protein, which manipulates adult cells — such as skin cells — so that they can subsequently revert to an earlier, embryonic...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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