"In many ways, the science of direct and indirect cellular reprogramming is like poking a wild animal, e.g., a bear with a stick. Like the bear, a cell has a complex ..."
Guo explained, "This is a complex question, which our current work does not address. Maybe reprogramming is like unfolding an origami crane so that the paper can be folded into something else. Is this paper as good as new?
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