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Photoreceptor-like Cells
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Photoreceptor-like Cells

Photoreceptor-like Cells
Editor's Pics

Photoreceptor-like Cells

Credit: Sai Chavala, M.D., CIRC Therapeutics

NIH-funded researchers restored sight in mice by turning skin cells into light-sensing eye cells. Three months after transplantation, immunofluorescence studies confirmed the survival of the chemically induced photoreceptor-like cells (green). They also show integration of the cells into the layers of the mouse retina.

Photoreceptor-like Cells

Credit: Sai Chavala, M.D., CIRC Therapeutics


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