Oxysterols Drive Dopaminergic Neurogenesis from Stem Cells

Dengke K. Ma, Guo li Ming, Hongjun Song

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Stem cell therapy for Parkinson's disease requires effective production of dopaminergic neurons. In this issue of Cell Stem Cell, Sacchetti et al. (2009) report an unexpected role of liver X receptors and their ligand, oxysterols, in regulating dopaminergic neurogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-344
Number of pages2
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics


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