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Neural Stem Cells Generated from iPS Cells Derived from a Patient with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caption: Neural stem cells generated from iPS cells derived from a patient with Alzheimer’s disease. Once established such neural stem cells can be used to continuously generate neurons for drug testing and disease modeling. Depicted is an immunofluorescence staining where proteins characteristic of neural stem cells are labeled with fluorescing antibodies (Nestin in green, Dach1 in red). The cells show a rosette-like growth pattern, which is typical for early neural stem cells.

Credit: Stem Cell Reports, Mertens et al.

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