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Skin stem cells take cues from their neighbors during self-renewal — The Stem Cellar

Our body’s largest organ, the skin, regenerates itself on a weekly basis. To accomplish this goal, it maintains a self-renewing population of stem cells that can become the many different types of cells found within the skin. This self-renewal, however, must be tightly regulated because uncontrolled cell division can lead to disease like cancer. Investigators […]

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