Skin Cells can become Human Placenta in New Breakthrough

Prof. Yossi Buganim and his research team at the Faculty of Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have achieved a ground-breaking milestone in the field of cell reprogramming. Their latest study, published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, reveals a remarkable breakthrough in converting skin samples into functional human placenta cells. This achievement has significant implications for understanding pregnancy development, studying pregnancy-related diseases, and advancing cell therapies. The research opens new avenues for investigating the causes of infertility, complications during pregnancy, and long-term health implications for both mothers and babies… read more

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