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Neural: Current Research on Isolation or Production of Therapeutic Cells

The isolation, culture, and maintenance of neural stem cells from both embryonic and adult brain tissues has been a topic of serious debate and challenge for the past few decades. Accordingly, the field has attracted tremendous attention, with severe emphasis and importance on the development of newer, sustainable methods that will be able to solve the critical puzzles and limitations associated with these procedures.

Isolating Neural Stem Cells

Neural stem cells (NSCs) can potentially be isolated and cultured from the central nervous systems of different mammalian species. These cells have a substantial capacity for self-renewal and will easily proliferate ex vivo, responding to various mitogenic growth factors or due to modification in their genetic constitution with a major role of immortalizing oncogenes. NSCs are exclusively multipotent in ...

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