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Toward a bioartificial kidney: will embryonic stem cells be the answer?
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PMID:  23538693     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Directing the development of human embryonic stem cells into functional renal tubular cells has been limited by the lack of defined, reproducible differentiation and culture protocols. If these cells are to be used for in vitro testing or therapeutics, viability under bioreactor conditions is required. Narayanan et al. describe in detail such methodology. Such knowledge will hopefully accelerate the development of the Holy Grail of nephrology, the bioartificial kidney.
Authors:
Carol A Pollock
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kidney international     Volume:  83     ISSN:  1523-1755     ISO Abbreviation:  Kidney Int.     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0323470     Medline TA:  Kidney Int     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  543-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Pacific Highway, St Leonards, Australia.
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