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Gene therapy

Transgenic stem cells replace skin

The treatment of a patient affected by an incurable genetic skin disease demonstrates the efficacy, feasibility and safety of replacing almost the whole skin using genetically corrected stem cells. See Letter p.327

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Figure 1: Gene therapy to treat a skin disease.

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Aragona, M., Blanpain, C. Transgenic stem cells replace skin. Nature 551, 306–307 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature24753

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