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Tiny 3D brain models could accelerate drug research for multiple sclerosis – News-Medical.net

Tiny 3-D models that mimic vital aspects of the human nervous system have been developed in a step that could accelerate drug research for neurological conditions…

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Tiny 3-D models that mimic vital aspects of the human nervous system have been developed in a step that could accelerate drug research for neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS).
The millimetre-wide models – created using stem cells from human skin samples – will be used to study myelin, an insulating substance that helps nerve cells communicate with each other.
Researchers say the models are the most natural representation of human myelination developed in a lab and are a promising…

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