Generation of a homozygous HDAC6 knockout human embryonic stem cell line by CRISPR/Cas9 editing
Histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) is a unique cytoplasmic enzyme in the HDAC family. The HDAC6 has been shown to play important roles in several biological processes. Meanwhile, it is also an attractive therapeutic target for a variety of diseases. However, the mechanism of HDAC6 function is not fully understood yet, and it is still lacking highly specific targeted drugs. Here, we generated a homozygous HDAC6 knockout human embryonic stem cell (hESC) line, WAe009-A-21 by the CRISPR/Cas9-based gene editing method. The WAe009-A-21 cell line does not express HDAC6 protein, while maintaining normal 46, XX karyotype, pluripotency, and trilineage differentiation potential. Copyright © 2019 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Authors||Xie L, Huang J, Li X, Dai L, Lin X, Zhang J, Luo J, Zhang W|
|Journal||Stem cell research|
|Publication Date||2019 Dec;41:101610|