Creation of beta cells by transdifferentiation

Lead Research Organisation: University of Bath
Department Name: Biology and Biochemistry


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Title Hepatocyte culture 
Description A medium enabling hepatocytes to be kept in functional differentiated conditions for 3-4 weeks. 
IP Reference GB0603878.0 
Protection Patent application published
Year Protection Granted 2006
Licensed No
Impact Li, W.C., Ralphs, K. L. Slack J.M.W. and Tosh D. (2007). Keratinocyte serum free medium maintains long-term liver gene expression and function in cultured rat hepatocytes by preventing the loss of liver-enriched transcription factors. Int. J.Biochem.Cell Biol 39, 541-554.