A human pluripotent stem cell-derived skin organoid after 85 days of incubation. The Latest Science.

A human pluripotent stem cell-derived skin organoid after 85 days
of incubation.The epidermis (red) contains outward growing hair follicles
with packets of specialized cells called dermal papilla cells (cyan).

Image contributed by: Karl R. Koehler and Jiyoon Lee,
Department of Otolaryngology and Plastic & Oral Surgery,
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA.
Koehler Laboratory: https://koehler-lab.org


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