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UT Southwestern Medical Center

Linking a Tumor Suppressor Gene to Stem Cells

Caption: Dr. John Abrams, professor of cell biology (left), and Annika Wylie, a graduate student in genetics and development, discovered that an ancient gene called p53 activates stem cells when damage is present.

Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center

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