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IPSCs put to the test

Analysis of a test set of cell lines shows that induced pluripotent stem cells perform as well as embryonic stem cells in differentiating to motor neurons.

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Figure 1: Boulting et al.4 establish a test set of 16 human iPSC lines from seven genotypes and 6 human ESC lines and investigate factors that may affect the efficiency with which the lines differentiate to motor neurons.


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Kim, H., Studer, L. IPSCs put to the test. Nat Biotechnol 29, 233–235 (2011).

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