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Gene Edited, Human induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)

December 4th, 2016 | Brain

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The Allen Institute just released a set of five cell lines that were created using CRISPR/Cas9 technology to track structures throughout the cells’ life cycles. These gene edited, fluorescently-tagged human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) will help researchers better understand how cells develop and how disease damages cells.

Nuclei of glowing human stem cells moving and dividing on the left and a colony of stem cells on the right:

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Beating heart cells in a petri dish:

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-RSB

[via Allen Institute]