September 27, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

endogenous pluripotent somatic

3 min read

An interesting paper just came out in PNAS reporting the apparent presence of pluripotent stem cells in the adult breast. The paper is Roy, et al. and is from Thea Tlsty’s outstanding lab at UCSF. I have read the paper and it seems very solid technically to me. The finding has stimulated some powerful metaphors. For example, The San Francisco Business Journal called the paper an “Earthquake” for the field. I have asked some leaders in the field behind the scenes for their impressions …Read More