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Role of Astrocytes in Alexander Disease Revealed

News   Aug 03, 2018 | Original story sourced from City of Hope

 
CRISPR Editing in New Stem Cell Line Reveals Pathological Role of Mutant Astrocytes

An Alexander disease patient’s stem cell-derived astrocytes (green) inhibits the growth of precursor cells that become myelin and speed up the brain’s communication network. Credit: Yanhong Shi, Ph.D, City of Hope.

 
 
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