Contact: Akemi Nakamura
Center for iPS Cell Research and Application - Kyoto University
Caption: Chondrogenic cells are induced directly from human dermal fibroblasts without passing through an iPS cell stage. Green color indicates the generation of chondrocytes. A part of the iChon cells is closed up in the pictures in the right column.
Credit: Courtesy of Dr. Noriyuki Tsumaki, Kyoto University
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