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Protein protects embryonic stem cells' versatility and self-renewal
Date:3/23/2008

aining the neural stem cells stemness, REST prevents their differentiation into normal and distinct types of cells, leading instead to tumor formation. The M. D. Anderson scientists are now exploring whether microRNAs might also play a role in medulloblastomas.

Understanding REST function has applications in both medulloblastoma and embryonic stem cell biology. "Just as blocking REST function has therapeutic potential in medulloblastoma, blocking REST function to allow for differentiation of embryonic stem cells is a potentially critical step in regenerative medicine," Majumder said.


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Contact: Scott Merville
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713-792-0655
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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