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Scientists turn skin cells into heart cells and brain cells using drugs

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 581 102 11 | about 2 years ago

In a major breakthrough, scientists have transformed skin cells into heart cells and brain cells using a combination of chemicals. All previous work on cellular reprogramming required adding external genes to the cells, making this accomplishment an unprecedented feat. The research lays the groundwork for one day being able to regenerate lost or damaged cells with pharmaceutical drugs.

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