• These genes are critically important -- think of it as an "ignition key" or BIOS, it's trying to get the process of life started.
  • The researchers are from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the paper is going to be published in Nature Communications.
  • "Our results provide novel insights into the regulation of early embryonic development in human. We identified novel factors that might be used in reprogramming cells into so-called pluripotent stem cells for possible treatment of a range of diseases, and potentially also in the treatment of infertility," said the study's senior author.

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