Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth.
Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells

A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth.

A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth.

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New Report Counters Claims on the Origin of Gastric Cancer
New Report Counters Claims on the Origin of Gastric Cancer
Diana Kwon | Feb 12, 2020
Several studies have supported the idea that “chief” cells in the stomach revert to stem cells and lead to cancer, but new results do not observe such dedifferentiation.
Stomach Cells Change Identity to Drive Precancerous State
Stomach Cells Change Identity to Drive Precancerous State
Diana Kwon | Jun 15, 2017
A study suggests that “chief” cells in the stomach act as reserve stem cells that are activated by tissue damage and may be the long-sought source of gastric cancer.