Complete Meiosis from Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Germ Cells In Vitro

Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell In vitro production of haploid gametes could provide a treatment for infertility, but recapitulating meiosis in culture is a significant roadblock. Zhou et al. report the generation of haploid male gametes from mouse ESCs that can produce viable and fertile offspring, demonstrating functional reproduction of meiosis in vitro.

from Cell Stem Cell http://ift.tt/1UmSig2
via Bhaskar Chanda UHN

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