Medicine Nobel Prize Awarded to Researchers for Reprogramming Mature Cells to a Pluripotent State
Published October 10, 2012
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John Gurdon (left) and Shinya Yamanaka showed how to reprogram cells into their embryonic states.
The discovery that mature, adult cells can be reprogrammed back to an embryonic-like state has won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. It was awarded to two pioneers of stem-cell research, John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka.
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