Editors' ChoiceCardiology

Cyborg fibroblasts: Cardiac pacemakers of the future?

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Science Translational Medicine  30 Oct 2019:
Vol. 11, Issue 516, eaaz3722
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaz3722


Cardiac fibroblasts with internalized silicon nanowires can be stimulated with laser light to electrically pace neighboring cardiac myocytes.

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