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Contact: Heather Buschman, Ph.D.
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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Germ Layers

Caption: These are differentiating mouse embryonic stem cells (green = mesoderm progenitor cells, red = endoderm progenitor cells). The microRNAs identified in this study block endoderm formation, while enhancing mesoderm formation.

Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

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