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Accelerating maturation of kidney organoids

A two-step method has been developed for the accelerated and efficient generation of human kidney organoids using in vitro and in ovo culture in a three-dimensional environment.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of the derivation of kidney organoids from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs).


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Chuva de Sousa Lopes, S.M. Accelerating maturation of kidney organoids. Nat. Mater. 18, 303–304 (2019).

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