‘pluripotent stem cells’

Diabetes: Human Skin Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Cells

By Laura Brooks

Millions of people with diabetes and type 2 diabetes may have a new treatment available in the future, and one that’s close to science fiction. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, researchers have learned how to reprogram skin cells into insulin producing cells. First the human skin cells were transformed into pluripotent stem cells, […] Read more »

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