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Contact: John Toon
Georgia Institute of Technology

Adult Fibroblast Cells

Caption: Image shows adult human fibroblast cells with intracellular proteins involved in adhesion of these cells to an extracellular matrix. These fibroblasts are converted to human induced pluripotent stem cells through a reprogramming process during which restructuring of the adhesion proteins takes place.

Credit: Image courtesy of Ankur Singh

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