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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science

Photoreceptor Cells

Caption: Human-induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells can be directed to develop into light-sensing photoreceptor cells of the retina. It is hoped that these cells can be used to better understand and treat human disease affecting the visual system.

Credit: Jason Meyer, Ph.D., School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Usage Restrictions: Credit to Jason Meyer, Ph.D., School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

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