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Title: The identification and tumorigenecity of neuronal progenitors in developing cerebellum      
dateReleased:
09-13-2013
description:
It is generally believed that cerebellar granule neurons originate exclusively from granule neuron precursors (GNPs) in the external germinal layer (EGL). Here we identify a rare population of neuronal progenitors in the developing cerebellum that expresses Nestin. Although Nestin is widely considered a marker for multipotent stem cells, these Nestin-expressing progenitors (NEPs) are committed to the granule neuron lineage. Unlike conventional GNPs, which reside in the outer EGL and proliferate extensively, NEPs reside in the deep part of the EGL and are quiescent. Expression profiling reveals that NEPs are distinct from GNPs, and in particular, express markedly reduced levels of genes associated with DNA repair. Consistent with this, upon aberrant activation of Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling, NEPs exhibit more severe genomic instability and give rise to tumors more efficiently than GNPs. These studies identify a novel progenitor for cerebellar granule neurons and a novel cell of origin for medulloblastoma. 4 samples of Nestin expressing progenitors (NEPs), 4 samples of Math1 positive cells (GNPs) and 3 samples of Neural stem cells (CD133+ NSCs) were used for microarray analysis to determine the distinct genetic profile of NEPs. 4 samples of NEP-derived tumor and 4 samples of GNP-derived tumor were used to determine the similarity of those tumors by microarray analysis.
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ID:
E-GEOD-50824
refinement:
raw
alternateIdentifiers:
50824
keywords:
functional genomics
dateModified:
06-03-2014
availability:
available
types:
gene expression
name:
Mus musculus
ID:
A-AFFY-45
name:
Affymetrix GeneChip Mouse Genome 430 2.0 [Mouse430_2]
accessURL: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/files/E-GEOD-50824/E-GEOD-50824.raw.1.zip
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download
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accessURL: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/files/E-GEOD-50824/E-GEOD-50824.processed.1.zip
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ArrayExpress
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download
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accessURL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/query/acc.cgi?acc=GSE50824
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Gene Expression Omnibus
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HTML
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landing page
primary:
true
authentication:
none
authorization:
none
abbreviation:
EBI
homePage: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/
ID:
SCR:004727
name:
European Bioinformatics Institute
homePage: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/arrayexpress/
ID:
SCR:002964
name:
ArrayExpress

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