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Regenerative medicine

Reconstruction of diseased or injured tissue by activation of resident cells or by cell transplantation


Reprogramming allows us to turn already specialised adult cells of the body into stem cells. The cells are manipulated in a laboratory using genes to become induced pluripotent stem cells.

RNA (ribonucleic acid)

One of the two types of nucleic acid that exist in nature, the other being DNA. It forms the genetic material of some viruses.