Japan will begin using reprogrammed cells to be able to regenerate damaged heart tissue, caused by arteriosclerosis, heart disease or stroke.

These reprogrammed cells are extracted from adult individuals and then, from the use of a virus designed to introduce genes, reverses the State of adult cell into an embryonic State. This brilliant methodology was developed porShinya Yamanaka and colleagues, who in 2012 was awarded the nobel prize for his contribution to science.

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