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About: MC

Biography:
I am a developmental biologist using pluripotent stem cells and differentiated cells to study human development and diseases in vivo.
Website:
http://wi.mit.edu/

Posts by MC:

Mouse-human neural crest chimeras: Not only a matter of black and white

Posted by on February 25th, 2016

The neural crest arises between neural and non-neural ectoderm and represents a somatic cell type with unique properties of multipotency. The neural crest cells (NCCs) migrate throughout the body and differentiate into a diverse array of cell types and tissues including the peripheral nervous system, enteric and sensory nervous system, Schwann cells, skin melanocytes, as[…]