Chemical Transformation of Human Glial Cells Studied for Brain Repair

Chemical Transformation of Human Glial Cells Studied for Brain Repair
A study published in Cell Stem Cell journal entitled “Small Molecules Efficiently Reprogram Human Astroglial Cells into Functional Neurons” showed that treatment of astroglial cells with a cocktail of nine small molecules resulted in neuron-like cells with similar electrical and neurotransmitter activities as functional neurons. The brain is the most complicated part of the human body.

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