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Default Motor Neurons From Skin Cells

Hi folks,

Here's an interesting article:

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U.S. researchers have made a breakthrough as they have announced that they were able to transform skin cells of two patients with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease into motor neurons, which could help lead to more extensive research of the disease.
http://chattahbox.com/health/2008/08...-als-patients/

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