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Caption: Starting from two types of stem cells, researchers in the Igor Slukvin lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison produced Langerhans cells, which help direct immune functions in the skin. Slukvin’s new technique could advance the safety screening of candidate drugs and perhaps lead to a replacement for bone-marrow transplants.
Photo: courtesy Igor Slukvin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date: 2008
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