A method for differentiating human induced pluripotent stem cells toward functional cardiomyocytes in 96-well microplates

@article{Balafkan2020AMF,
  title={A method for differentiating human induced pluripotent stem cells toward functional cardiomyocytes in 96-well microplates},
  author={Novin Balafkan and Sepideh Mostafavi and Manja Schubert and Richard Siller and Kristina Xiao Liang and Gareth John Sullivan and Laurence A. Bindoff},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2020},
  volume={10}
}
The capacity of pluripotent stem cells both for self-renewal and to differentiate into any cell type have made them a powerful tool for studying human disease. Protocols for efficient differentiation towards cardiomyocytes using defined, serum-free culture medium combined with small molecules have been developed, but thus far, limited to larger formats. We adapted protocols for differentiating human pluripotent stem cells to functional human cardiomyocytes in a 96-well microplate format. The… 
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