Sweet mysteries of the nervous system

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 09:30 in Biology & Nature

Researchers in Germany have produced an antibody that allows them to distinguish the numerous types of stem cells in the nervous system better than before. The antibody 5750 recognizes a specific sugar residue on the cell surface, which is called LewisX. The research group has now been able to use LewisX for the first time to separate different types of stem cells.

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