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Contact: Rachel Champeau
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Micro-RNA in Leprosy Skin Specimens

Caption: Skin biopsy sections from L-lep (progressive disease) and T-lep (limited disease) show the micro RNA hsa-mir-21 identified through a green fluorescent stain and skin nuclei identified with a blue fluorescent stain. Note more occurrence of hsa-mir-21 in progressive versus limited disease.

Credit: UCLA

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