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The green in this diagram shows bone marrow stem cells that have been injected into the eye and have taken on the properties of corneal cells. After being injected, the stem cells begin expressing cornea-specific proteins. This technology could one day help cure genetic eye diseases.  
Ophthalmology Stem Cell Research

Photo Date: 05/10/07


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