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Stem Cells and Disease Models,

Investigating neurological disorders in a dish: taking the building blocks into the third dimension

There is a distinct disadvantage to this technique as in such a scenario cells are growing on a flat surface in 2D while the cells of the human body occupy a 3D space. In order to gain a better understanding of human development and diseases affecting the human condition it is necessary to adapt current cell culture systems to include the third dimension.