Genetics of childhood disorders: XL. Stem cell research, part 4: neural horticulture.


A fundamental scientific principle held for the past 100 years is that children are born with all the neurons they will ever have. New discoveries in stem cell biology and developmental neuroscience are challenging this idea. Because stem cells are selfrenewing and unspecialized, they can generate many different cell types. Neuronal stem cells are found… (More)


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