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Efficient Conversion of Astrocytes to Functional Midbrain Dopaminergic Neurons Using a Single Polycistronic Vector

  • Russell C. Addis mail,

    raddis@mail.med.upenn.edu

    Affiliation: Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Fu-Chun Hsu,

    Affiliation: Division of Neurology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Rebecca L. Wright,

    Affiliation: Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Marc A. Dichter,

    Affiliations: Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Douglas A. Coulter,

    Affiliations: Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Departments of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Division of Neurology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • John D. Gearhart

    Affiliation: Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: December 09, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028719

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