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Neuron-like activity identified in skin cells.

Tapping into the part of the body where cells exist exhibiting neuron-like behavior to tap directly into the central nervous system with these out-of-brain neuronal colonies constantly being searched for. Melanocytes are skin cells located in the skin’s epidermis layer known to produce the protective skin-darkening pigment melanin. Melanin pigment is made by melanosomes contained within melanocytes and transferred, via

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