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University of California - Santa Barbara

Adult Cells

Caption: Adult cells in the C. elegans pharynx (left) change into intestine-like cells (middle) with only a brief flip of a single switch, as revealed by fluorescent molecules specific for these cells.

Credit: Misty R. Riddle

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