Neural precursor cells and their role in neuro-oncology.

  title={Neural precursor cells and their role in neuro-oncology.},
  author={Khalid Shah and Gary Hsich and Xandra O Breakefield},
  journal={Developmental neuroscience},
  volume={26 2-4},
Neural precursor cells (NPCs) provide a new mode for delivery of genes and proteins to brain tumors. These cells exist both in the developing and the adult nervous systems of all mammalian organisms. They have the ability to self-renew, migrate to diseased areas of the brain and differentiate into neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes. The migratory… CONTINUE READING