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Bespoke cells for the human brain

Human skin cells have been directly converted into neurons, an achievement that could lead to the cell-based treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. But the road ahead remains long and tortuous. See Letters p.220, p.224 & p.228

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Sendtner, M. Bespoke cells for the human brain. Nature 476, 158–159 (2011).

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