Somatic cells can be reprogrammed to express the features of pluripotent cells, in that they can be differentiated into all three germ layers, and that they have the ability to replicate indefinitely. Recent studies suggest that the efficient induction of pluripotency requires the activation of innate immunity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Current Opinion in Genetics and Development|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental Biology