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Skin Cells Directly Converted into Motor Neurons

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Cool! That this is even possible, I figured, is related to the fact that skin epithelium and neural tissue both arise from the ectoderm, but it turns out that dermal fibroblasts (mesodermal in origin) are being converted. Even cooler?

 

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