Solving the Puzzle of Stem Cell Divison

October 07, 2008

The central question of developmental biology is how a single fertilized egg can divide repeatedly to produce multiple different cell types.

An article in this week’s issue of the prestigious scientific journal Cell from Jürgen Knoblich’s group at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA) in Vienna Austria sheds fresh light on this key issue – and is likely to be highly relevant to the development of cancer in humans.

The Vienna Biocenter in the third district of Vienna has established itself as the premier location for life sciences in Central Europe and is a world-leading international bio-medical research center.

 

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