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Scientists identify a new way to regulate cell plasticity – News-Medical.net

Cell plasticity is a property by which a cell can take on different and reversible identities. Cell plasticity is also essential for embryo development and for the correct function of the immune system.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 28 2020
Cell plasticity is a property by which a cell can take on different and reversible identities. Cell plasticity is also essential for embryo development and for the correct function of the immune system. This property is also crucial in cancer as many cancer cells use it to gain resistance to chemotherapy and invade and colonise distant parts of the body.
Headed by the ICREA researcher Manuel Serrano, scientists at the Cellular Plasticity and Diseas…

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