Published in Blood Weekly, January 29th, 2004
An important factor in stem cell biology is the signal protein "Wnt". In the case of quite a number of stem cell types, such as embryonal stem cells or stem cells of the central nervous system, "Wnt" results in cell proliferation, while at the same time suppressing the development of mature cell types.
Scientists at the Institute of Cell Biology at ETH Zurich have now...
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