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November 26, 2015

Hippocampal neurons derived from human embryonic stem cells

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A research team led by Mototsugu Eiraku at RIKEN CDB succeeded in generating functional hippocampal neurons from human ES cells-derived telencephalic tissue. On culture day 143, hippocampal neurons showed synchronized neuronal activity in vitro as shown in this movie.

Nature Communications paper: Generation of functional hippocampal neurons from self-organizing human embryonic stem cell-derived dorsomedial telencephalic tissue