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An eye on retinal recovery

Retinal-cell transplants restore vision in mouse models of retinal degeneration. It emerges that the transplant leads to an exchange of material between donor and host cells — not to donor-cell integration into the retina, as had been presumed.

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Figure 1: Retinal transplants under scrutiny.

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Dyer, M. An eye on retinal recovery. Nature 540, 350–351 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature20487

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