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Unexpected plasticity of the genome

Pluripotent cells such as stem cells, which bear certain similarities to germline cells, possess genomes that are “amazingly plastic”: “The incredible plasticity of pluripotent genomes is a notable discovery, and reveals the view of an unexpectedly dynamic mammalian genome for many of us” (Blasco et al. 2011).

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