• New method leads to discovery of placental cell type

    28 days ago - By Bond Life Sciences Center

    Nathan Bivens, director of the Genomics Technology Core at Bond Life Sciences Center, loads the Chromium 10X Genomics machine as part of the single-cell RNA sequence method. | photo by Lauren Hines, Bond LSC
    By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC
    During pregnancy, the fetus and mother can talk to each other without saying a word. On a deeper level, a special cell called the syncytiotrophoblast facilitates this conversation by changing the mother's physiology based on what the fetus does or does not need.
    The Michael Roberts lab at Bond Life Sciences Center knew there had to be other types of this...
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