Generation and characterization of iPSC lines (UOHi003-A, UOHi002-A) from a patient with SHANK3 mutation and her healthy mother


Phelan-McDermid syndrome (PMS) is a rare genetic condition that causes global developmental disability, delayed or absent speech, and an autism spectrum disorder. The loss of function of one copy of SHANK3, which codes for a scaffolding protein found in the postsynaptic density of synapses, has been identified as the main cause of PMS. We report the generation and characterization of two induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines derived from one patient with a SHANK3 mutation and the patient's mother as a control. Both lines expressed pluripotency markers, differentiated into the three germ layers, retained the disease-causing mutation, and displayed normal karyotypes. Copyright © 2022 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Authors Nayak R, Rosh I, Rabinski T, Falik D, Mendel Percia M, Stern S
Journal Stem cell research
Publication Date 2022 Aug 22;64:102899
PubMed 36044808
DOI 10.1016/j.scr.2022.102899

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