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Direct Reprogramming of a Heart Muscle Cell

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Caption: This is a 3D image of a heart muscle cell that has been derived from a fibroblast via a process called direct reprogramming. Direct reprogramming allows one cell type to transform into another without first transforming into a stem cell.

Credit: Scott Metzler/Gladstone Institutes

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