In Some Genetic Cases of Microcephaly, Stem Cells Fail to Launch

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:21 in Biology & Nature

In a very severe, genetic form of microcephaly, stem cells in the brain fail to divide, according to a new Columbia University Medical Center study that may provide important clues to understanding how the Zika virus affects the developing brain. The study was published August 24 in Nature Communications. Due to the Zika virus, the […]

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