Stem Cell Biology

Brains or skin?

March 13, 2015

In the top image the frog embryo is developing normally. In the bottom image the frog embryo is lacking a head and brain as a result of the suppression of the Notum protein.

Researchers identify a vital protein that can determine head and brain development

By Hannah L. Robbins, HSCI...

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A New Stem Cell Advance

March 3, 2015
Stem-cell derived hypothalamic neuron
Above, one type of hypothalamic neuron created from stem cells. For the first time, researchers have access to these live human neuron types that are involved in everything from the regulation of sleep, to obesity, and other basic processes....
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