Neurogenesis from stem cells

Veronica R. Fortino, Devon Pawley, Nastasja Ecker, Zenith Acosta, Juan A. Kochen, Herman S. Cheung

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Abstract

This review discusses the present field of neurogenesis using adult stem cells. The authors highlight different methods of differentiating adult stem cells into neural cells: Growth factor and chemical induction, transfection, scaffold and/or 3D culture, and bioreactor and external stimuli. These different methods will be discussed using relevant patents and recent (< 5 year) scientific literature. Additionally, the authors present where they believe the future of neurogenesis from stem cells is headed - the use of neural crest stem cells as the ideal cell source for neurogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-33
Number of pages18
JournalRecent Patents on Regenerative Medicine
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • Differentiation
  • Neural crest stem cells
  • Neuro-induction
  • Neurogenesis
  • Stem cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology

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    Fortino, V. R., Pawley, D., Ecker, N., Acosta, Z., Kochen, J. A., & Cheung, H. S. (2014). Neurogenesis from stem cells. Recent Patents on Regenerative Medicine, 4(1), 16-33. https://doi.org/10.2174/2210296504666140214200150