Stem cells that know their place

Seth Blackshaw, Constance L. Cepko

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Abstract

Human neural stem cells could be used to treat many diseases, but a major problem with this approach is that these cells give rise to few neurons in the brain. Now a new priming method increases production of neurons after implantation, including the elusive cholinergic neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1251-1252
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Volume5
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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