Generation of CHOPi012-A iPSC line from a patient with visceral myopathy-related chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction


Visceral myopathies are debilitating conditions characterized by dysfunction of smooth muscle in visceral organs (bowel, bladder, and uterus). Individuals affected by visceral myopathy experience feeding difficulties, growth failure, life-threatening abdominal distension, and may depend on intravenous nutrition for survival. Unfortunately, our limited understanding of the pathophysiology of visceral myopathies means that current therapies remain supportive, with no mechanism-based treatments. We developed a patient-derived iPSC line with a c.769C > T p.R257C/+ mutation, the most common genetic cause of visceral myopathy. This cell line will facilitate studies of how the ACTG2 R257C heterozygous variant affects smooth muscle development and function. Copyright © 2023 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Authors Hashmi SK, Schneider S, Gagne AL, Maguire JA, Gadue P, Heuckeroth RO, French DL
Journal Stem cell research
Publication Date 2023 Sep;71:103176
PubMed 37572398
DOI 10.1016/j.scr.2023.103176

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