Published in Blood Weekly, October 19th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Oncogene, "Many if not most tissues need a controlled number of stem cells to maintain normal function. Cancer can be seen as a process of disturbed tissue homeostasis, in which too many cells have or acquire too primitive identity.
"Here we measured how oncogenes and tumor suppressors affect the differentiation capacity, proportion and characteristics of progenitor cells in a model tissue."
"Neural progenitor cells (NPCs) were exposed to human papilloma virus...
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