Scientists generate kidney precursor cells from stem cells

12/25/2013 | Renal and Urology News

Using a combination of chemicals, Harvard Institutes of Medicine researchers have converted human pluripotent stem cells into cells that express markers of intermediate mesodermal cells -- a precursor to the cells that form organs such as kidneys. The study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology found that when given in a certain order, the chemicals turn on genes in a way that matches embryonic kidney development.

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