Published in Proteomics Weekly, February 2nd, 2004
"Bone marrow, or cells selected from bone marrow, were reported recently to give rise to cells with a neural phenotype after in vitro treatment with neural-inducing factors or after delivery into the brain," scientists in the United States noted.
"However, we showed previously that untreated bone marrow cells express products of the neural myelin basic protein gene," according to J. Goolsby and colleagues at the University of Maryland. In a subsequent study, they found that "a subset of ex vivo bone marrow cells expresses the neurogenic transcription factor Pax-6 as well as neuronal genes...
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