May 31, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Friday the 13th stem cells

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On May 13, 2011 I published a post entitled “Friday the 13th for iPS cells”. That day was indeed Friday the 13th and there were some reports in Nature of concerns about iPS cells in terms of immunogenicity and this had followed on the heels of reports on significant genomic and epigenomic warts in iPS cells. Well, today, more than two years later, iPS cells are still going along fine and we have another Friday the 13th facing us today…..let’s think of it as …Read More