Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Questions

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Kristen Kilroy and Julia Gill Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cells from Adult Human Fibroblasts by Defined Factors Seminar Questions: 1) What are the four essential transcription factors used to reprogram adult somatic cells to a pluripotent state? 2) Please describe the way iPS cells are used in modelling genetic diseases. 3) The researchers in this paper made use of directed differentiation to produce what
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Unformatted text preview: types of tissues from iPS cells? a) cardiac cells b) neural cells c) fibroblast cells d) red blood cells e) both a) and b) 4) What organism was iPS technology first developed in? a) Humans b) Xenopus c) Rats d) Mice e) Sheep 5) Embryonic stem cell research is associated with many ethical controversies. How does the use of iPS cells avoid some of these controversial issues?...
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