The curious case of Merkel cell carcinoma: epigenetic youth and lack of pluripotency

Emil Chteinberg, Julia Vogt, Julia Kolarova, Felix Bormann, Joost van den Oord, Ernst Jan Speel, Veronique Winnepenninckx, Anna Kordelia Kurz, Martin Zenke, Reiner Siebert, Axel zur Hausen*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1319-1324
Number of pages6
Issue number12
Early online date1 Jun 2020
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2020


  • Horvath's epigenetic clock
  • Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Merkel cell polyomavirus
  • pluritest
  • DNA methylation age

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