neurogenesis

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neurogenesis

[¦nu̇r·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(embryology)
The formation of nerves.
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According to senior study investigator James Salzer, MD, PhD, the experiments, which took six years to complete, are believed to be the first to demonstrate that neural stem cells, and not just early forms of oligodendrocytic cells, can be modified and recruited into myelin repair.
We have recently established transgenic strategies to simultaneously track the lineage of multiple individual neural stem cells in the intact developing brain and experimentally perturb their development.
Markers for Neural Stem Cells & Differentiated Progeny 6.
However, the current methods for inducing neural stem cells involve time-consuming, multiple labor-intensive steps that cannot be easily automated or made GMP (good manufacturing practice) compliant for clinical grade manufacture.
The researchers examined the impact of radiation on mouse neural stem cells by testing the rodents' responses to a subsequent brain injury.
Without those pathways in working order, most parts of the fly body did indeed stop growing, but brain neural stem cells 'just kept on going.
Dr Shu Wang shared, "We have demonstrated that tumor-targeting neural stem cells may be derived from human iPS cells, and that these cells may be used in combination with a therapeutic gene to cripple tumor growth.
But because transplanting cells into the human brain puts a heavy physical burden on patients, the team is also considering using neural stem cells that already exist in the brain.
In addition, expanded neural stem cells cultured in Stemline Neural Stem Cell Expansion Medium consistently yield a healthy, high-density, neural stem cell population that maintain their differentiative capacity, the company said.
The need to both increase the number of neural stem cells and induce their differentiation to appropriate cell types is likely to be a key step in a variety of stem cell based approaches to the treatment of neurological disorders".
The US expansion will initially be based on licensing opportunities of key SCS technologies, including Stem Cell Selection and novel Neural Stem cells reported in August this year.
Famous for their capacity to turn into any type of nerve cell, adult neural stem cells can also serve as anti-inflammation police in the brain, researchers have found.