Identification and Successful Negotiation of a Metabolic Checkpoint in Direct Neuronal Reprogramming

Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell By imaging cell fate conversion over time, Gascón, Murenu, and colleagues find that high levels of oxidative stress prevent successful direct neuronal reprogramming, instead causing extensive cell death. They identify inhibitors of ferroptosis, antioxidants, and Bcl-2 as key metabolic agents in improving generation of iNs from a range of somatic cells and in vivo after brain injury.

from Cell Stem Cell http://ift.tt/22ABuG1
via Bhaskar Chanda UHN

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: