World premiere : differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to muscle fiber

This major breakthrough in neuromuscular diseases has just been published August 3, 2015 in Nature Biotechnology.

With our method, which does not require any genetic manipulation, we obtain muscle fibers which contract, but also satellite stem cells

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Olivier Pourquié,
IGBMC and Harvard University

(photo credit : Lola Vélasquez/IGBMC)

More information with the original article  [ doi:10.1038/nbt.3297 ] :

Differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to muscle fiber to model Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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