Scientists develop 'mini-brain' model of human prion disease

Scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or ‘mini-brain,’ for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). CJD is a fatal neurodegenerative brain disease of humans believed to be caused by infectious prion protein. The researchers hope the human organoid model will weiter …

Source:: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190614111934.htm

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