Origins of multicellularity

  title={Origins of multicellularity},
  author={Philip C J Donoghue and Jonathan B. Antcliffe},
tained under conditions that support stem cells. This highlights the fact that stochastic influences may be at work within stem-cell populations. Roesch and colleagues’ results will be crucial if the same principles apply to patients’ primary tumours that have not been maintained in culture. The field of cancer-stem-cell research is young and emerging, so it is not surprising that many questions remain. Each study must be carefully assessed, particularly when considering the experimental… CONTINUE READING

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