Transforming Stem Cells

Transforming Stem Cells

A group of scientists at the University of Michigan have found a way to control the growth of a stem cell using subtle shifts of the growing surface.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 28 october 2010

Scientists at the University of Michigan, led by biomedical and mechanical engineer Jianping Fu, have discovered that the end-product of a stem cell can be determined by controlling the surface where it grows, along with the force that it exerts on that surface.

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