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Image of the Day: Mammary Trees

Long-lived stem cells are activated by ovarian hormones to help grow mammary glands during pregnancy.

By The Scientist Staff | February 14, 2017

Milk-producing cells in murine mammary glandsANNE RIOS, WATER AND ELIZA HALL INSTITUTE

(See. N.Y. Fu et al., “Identification of quiescent and spatially restricted mammary stem cells that are hormone responsive,” Nature Cell Biology, doi:10.1038/ncb3471, 2017.)

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