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BioProbes 70  

Evaluate neural stem cells for neurodegenerative disease models—
Neural stem cell–specific protein expression and mitochondrial assessment

Our research collaboration with The Parkinson’s Institute (Sunnyvale, California) has set about to develop Parkinson's disease model systems using neural stem cells (NSCs) derived from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) that were generated from donor fibroblasts. Here we describe two of the assays we used to evaluate NSC identity and health.