Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from an Alzheimer's disease patient carrying a L150P mutation in PSEN-1

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Alisa Tubsuwan, Carlota Pires, Mikkel A. Rasmussen, Benjamin Schmid, Jørgen Erik Nielsen, Lena Elisabeth Hjermind, Vanessa Jane Hall, Troels Tolstrup Nielsen, Gunhild Waldemar, Poul Hyttel, Christian Clausen, Narisorn Kitiyanant, Kristine Freude, Bjørn Holst

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) were generated from skin fibroblasts isolated from a 58-year old male with a L150P mutation in the presenilin 1 (PSEN-1) gene, which is responsible for the majority of familial cases of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The iPSC swere established by co-electroporation with episomal plasmids containing hOCT4, hSOX2, hL-MYC, hKLF4, hNANOG, hLIN28, and short hairpin RNA against TP53. The iPSCs contained the specific heterozygous mutation c.449C>T, had normal karyotype, expressed the expected pluripotency genes and displayed in vitro differentiation potential to the three germ layers. The iPSCsmay be useful for studying familialAD pathology in vitro.
Original languageEnglish
JournalStem Cell Research
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)110-112
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016

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