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Movie of beating heart muscle from stem cells

Jose Silva, Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research

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Credit: Movie of beating heart muscle from stem cells. Credit: Jose Silva. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Movie of beating heart muscle cells. They are derived from neural stem cells that have been reprogrammed to become pluripotent through fusion with embryonic stem cells. The individual heart muscle cells beat in a co-ordinated way reminiscent of natural heart muscle.


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