Counterfeiting the family jewels

Allan Spradling, Chen Ming Fan

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2 Scopus citations


In art and literature, originals are revered and copies frowned upon. But do men use germline stem cell copies to pass traits to their children? In Science, Nakagawa et al. (2010) show that new stem cell copies regularly arise in mouse testes by fragmentation of downstream germ cell clusters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-406
Number of pages2
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 7 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics


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