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Diabetes: Human Cells Can Also Change Jobs

News   Feb 14, 2019 | Original story from the University of Geneva

 
Diabetes: Human Cells Can Also Change Jobs

Pseudo-islet made up of human alpha cells. These cells produce glucagon (blue), but can "learn" to make insulin (red). The GFP protein (green) allows tracing the origin of the cells, thus certifying their change of identity. Image credit: Pedro Herrera, UNIGE

 
 
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