Author(s): ValkLingbeek ME, Bruggeman SW, van Lohuizen M
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Abstract Proteins from the Polycomb group (PcG) are epigenetic chromatin modifiers involved in cancer development and also in the maintenance of embryonic and adult stem cells. The therapeutic potential of stem cells and the growing conviction that tumors contain stem cells highlights the importance of understanding the extrinsic and intrinsic circuitry controlling stem cell fate and their connections to cancer.
This article was published in Cell
and referenced in Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy