Acinar cell clonal expansion in pancreas homeostasis and carcinogenesis

Acinar cell clonal expansion in pancreas homeostasis and carcinogenesis

Nature, Published online: 15 September 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03916-2

A rare population of acinar cells expressing telomerase reverse transcriptase renew the acinar cell compartment during homeostasis, and are potential sources of premalignant cells in pancreatic carcinogenesis.
Source: Nature