Stem Cells Know How to Open Up and Unwind

April 29, 2016

(Eurekalert) – Research led by the Babraham Institute with collaborators in the UK, Canada and Japan has revealed a new understanding of how an open genome structure supports the long-term and unrestricted developmental potential in embryonic stem cells. This insight provides new avenues for improving the quality and stability of embryonic stem cells – an essential requirement to fulfill their promise in regenerative medicine.