Chemically Reprogrammed Beating Heart Cell (video) Gladstone Institutes Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A beating heart muscle cell that was created from a human skin cell using a cocktail of only nine chemicals. This is the first instance of purely chemical cellular reprogramming, without adding external genes to the cell. Credit Nan Cao, PhD, Gladstone Institutes Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.