induced pluripotent stem cell
Nailing Down HAR Function
Nailing Down HAR Function
Katherine S. Pollard | Jul 31, 2016
A remaining challenge in the study of human accelerated regions (HARs) is establishing their specific functions during development and other biological processes.
Putting the Pee in Pluripotency
Putting the Pee in Pluripotency
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2016
One man’s waste is another man’s treasure trove of stem cells.
CRISPRi-Controlled Gene Expression
CRISPRi-Controlled Gene Expression
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2016
A variation of the gene-editing technique can more precisely and efficiently downregulate the expression of target genes than traditional CRISPR/Cas9.
Mice Develop with Human Stem Cells
Mice Develop with Human Stem Cells
Karen Zusi | Dec 21, 2015
Human embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells participated normally in early mouse embryo development in a recent study.
CIRM Ups Translational Velocity
CIRM Ups Translational Velocity
Bob Grant | Dec 21, 2015
California’s stem cell agency unveiled a 5-year plan that includes starting 50 new clinical trials.
Stem Cell Similarities
Stem Cell Similarities
Karen Zusi | Oct 28, 2015
Human induced pluripotent stem cells appear functionally equivalent to stem cells from embryos in a study.
Probing Down Syndrome with Mini Brains
Probing Down Syndrome with Mini Brains
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2015
Researchers create cerebral organoids using induced pluripotent stem cells from patient skin cells and characterize protein-expression changes linked to cognitive impairment.
Mini-Kidneys from Stem Cells
Mini-Kidneys from Stem Cells
Jef Akst | Oct 7, 2015
Researchers grow kidney-like structures from human induced pluripotent stem cells.
Mitochondria Exchange
Mitochondria Exchange
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 26, 2015
A decade of research on intercellular mitochondrial transfer has answered some long-standing questions and raised new ones.
Chemical Cocktails Produce Neurons
Chemical Cocktails Produce Neurons
Kerry Grens | Aug 6, 2015
Two research groups have devised small-molecule recipes to directly transform fibroblasts into neurons.