This is an image showing a rat cell re-programmed to express HNF-6 (red) and insulin (green). The nucleus is stained blue. Re-printed with permission from Diabetes.
Credit:Re-printed with permission from Diabetes. Cornell University
Franklin F. Duan, Joy H. Liu and John C. March, Engineered Commensal Bacteria Reprogram Intestinal Cells Into Glucose-Responsive Insulin-Secreting Cells for the Treatment of Diabetes, Published online before print Diabetes, January 27, 2015, doi: 10.2337/db14-0635
The study is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Hartwell Foundation.