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What does OP stand for?

OP stands for Oligodendrocyte Progenitor

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In a process termed "cellular reprogramming," researchers manipulated the levels of three naturally occurring proteins to induce fibroblast cells to become precursors to oligodendrocytes (called oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, or OPCs).
Scientists from Canada and elsewhere in the world detail such procedures as the neural differentiation of human embryonic stem cells, primary sensory and motor neuron cultures, oligodendrocyte progenitor cell culture, cerebellar slice cultures, live imaging of neural cell functions, and tissue culture procedures and tips.
The brains of the pups from those mothers had 20 percent fewer oligodendrocyte progenitor cells than did brains from pups of untreated mothers, the team reports in the February PLoS Biology.