Human Neural Stem Cells Become Neurons in Monkey Brains.

Human Neural Stem Cells Become Neurons in Monkey Brains.

A team of scientists based in Korea and Canada who transplanted human neural stem cells (hNSCs) into the brains of nonhuman primates (NHPs) report that the hNSCs had differentiated into neurons at 24 months and did not cause tumors. The study is scheduled to be published in Cell Transplantation.

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The hNSCs were labeled with magnetic nanoparticles to enable them to be followed by magnetic…

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I’ve been on immunosuppresants my entire (short) college career. I am, afterall, still a freshman. Get@me if you can relate! Shit sucks! These aren’t even my main drug! Rituximab is my main drug! But that’s not in pill form, that’s in IV form. Not the worst experience ever, but I do feel ten times more ratty (because of the rat protein, haha, great joke…). I downloaded the Pandora app today! And my first two stations are a j. Cole station and a Mozart station. Oh, irony. Being immunosuppressed it shitty! Can I get a HELL YEAH? Guten Abend!