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The Alchemy of Healing

News   Sep 06, 2018 | Story sourced from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

 
Resident Wound Cells Reprogrammed into Skin Cells

The image represents the first proof of principle for the successful regeneration of a functional organ (the skin) inside a mammal, by a technique known as AAV-based in vivo reprogramming. Epithelial (skin) tissues were generated by converting one cell type (red: mesenchymal cells) to another (green: basal keratinocytes) within a large ulcer in a laboratory mouse model. Credit: Salk Institute

 
 
 

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