Posts Tagged ‘pancreatic beta cells’

Gene deletion to create insulin-producing cells

Author: Angela C. H. McDonald, 04/17/12

Most research on stem cells involves the manipulation of gene expression, to some degree or another. During stem cell differentiation, the expression of specific genes orchestrates the choices cells make along the path from stem cell to adult cell — a process known as differentiation. Here’s how it works: the expression (or lack thereof) of…Read more