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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Cellular Alchemy

Caption: Insulin-expressing cells (red) are shown arising within the intestinal crypts (green) of a mouse that received three beta-cell "reprogramming factors."

Credit: Ben Stanger, M.D., Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine

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