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University of Michigan Health System

Neural Progenitor Cells from Bipolar Stem Cells

Caption: These cells, grown from skin cells taken from people with bipolar disorder, arose from stem cells and were coaxed to become neural progenitor cells -- the kind that can become any sort of nervous system cell. The research showed differences in cell behavior compared with cells grown from people without bipolar disorder.

Credit: University of Michigan Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Lab

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