One gene closer to regenerative therapy for muscular disorders -- MEDICA Trade Fair

One gene closer to regenerative therapy for muscular disorders

06/05/2017

Image: Microscopic image of fibroblast cells; Copyright: Cincinnati Children's

This microscopic image of fibroblast cells shows the induction of cell fusion by a newly described gene and its protein, called myomerger. Multi-nucleus cells expressing genes needed to form skeletal muscle can be seen in flower-like clumps forming as cells fuse together; ©Cincinnati Children's