The experts of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, led by Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, have isolated the regenerative cell of the planarians, a subtype of the pluripotent stem cell of these worms capable of regenerating a complete adult organism. “This is the first time that a pluripotent stem cell has been prospectively isolated for adults.” These cells repopulated and rescued irradiated worms. This marker is also expressed in humans. In Spanish:

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