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Cells induced to differentiate and colonise a target organ: In this week's issue of , by Han, ..., and Lerner from The Scripps, who found a single synthethic gene sending cells to the brain.

In brief: a library of single-chain antibodies was transfected in bone-marrow cells, which were translanted in mice. The cells that migrated in the brain were enriched for a synthethic gene expresing an that binds Vimentin and causes it to be phosphorylated. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.171925911

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