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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Cancer

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Are Similar to Cancer Cells, But Nobel Prize Still Well-Deserved

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Science
Paul Knoepfler

My lab just published a somewhat provocative paper (still in unproofed form at this point) arguing that induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells are very similar in some ways to cancer cells. As such, the clinical use of iPS cells should wait for a lot more study.