Developmental neurotoxicity testing with human embryonic stem cell-derived in vitro systems: the novel FP7 ESNATS tests are available

Bolt, H.
January 2013
Archives of Toxicology;Jan2013, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the availability of the in vitro tests systems for neurotoxicity based on human embryonic stem cells (hESC). He refers to the European Union's FP7 research consortium called ESNATS tests, which re-capitulate the different periods of differentiation of stem cells on the neuron pathway. However, the author thinks that the search for the best testing system and most predictive signatures has just started.


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