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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.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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