TITLE

Ahead of the Curve

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Bryan; Oda, Yuki; Sekiguchi, Toko
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/25/2007, Issue 24, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article introduces Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka from Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan. The article discusses Yamanaka’s research while explaining how he was able to genetically reprogram the skin cell from a mouse to revert back into the equivalent of its embryonic state. The article further explains that, at this level of research, Yamanaka can program the cell to turn into whatever kind of cell he wants, which will prove helpful in curing many of the world’s diseases.
ACCESSION #
25455724

 

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