- Anna Akhmanova, Erasmus Medical Center
- Matthias Falk, Lehigh University
- Margarete Goppelt-Struebe, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
- Xuejun Jiang, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- Andrew Koff, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- Mark Lemmon, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- Andrew Peden, University of Sheffield
- Howard J Worman, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
- Tim Sands, BioMed Central
Polycystin-1 (PC-1), which is usually mutated in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, modulates microtubule and cell adhesion dynamics, which may suggest that this could be part of the mechanism behind previously identified movements of renal tubules during kidney development.
Human mesenchymal stem cell-derived adipocytes transfer RNAs into hMSC-derived osteoblasts using extracellular vesicles containing adipogenic genes and anti-osteoblastic micro-RNAs, but additional studies are needed to clarify if this mechanism has a role in the adipocytic switch.
Long-term embryonic stem cell cultures grown in the absence of Leukemia Inhibitory Factor converts multilayered colonies into epistem cell-like monolayers, but in the long term they regain embryonic stem cell-like expression profile of central stem cell markers.
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