Published in Blood Weekly, November 30th, 2006
Study 1: Cocaine alters the proliferation, migration and differentiation of fetal brain-derived neural precursor cells.
According to a recently published study from the United States, "Maternal use of cocaine during pregnancy is associated with sustained morphological brain abnormalities and sustained cognitive deficits in the offspring.
"Here, we use a cell culture model of highly enriched human fetal brain-derived neural precursor cells (NPCs) to assess the effects of cocaine treatment on their proliferation, migration, and...
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