Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Prom1-expressing cells not essential for gliomagenesis

Glioblastoma Formation from Cell Population Depleted of Prominin1-Expressing Cells, Elites TV, August 29, 2009. [Twitter entry].

This news item provides the abstract of an article (with the same title) by Kenji Nishide, Yuka Nakatani, Hiroshi Kiyonari and Toru Kondo, published in PLoS One 2009(Aug 31); 4(8): e6869. [PubMed Citation][Full text is publicly accessible (via Libre OA)]. Last sentence of the abstract:
Thus, our studies demonstrate that Prom1-expressing cells are dispensable for gliomagenesis in this mouse model.

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