Studying the progression of the proliferative and differentiative patterns of neural stem cells at the individual cell level is crucial to the understanding of cortex development and how the disruption of such patterns can lead to malformations and neurodevelopmental diseases. However, our understanding of the precise lineage progression programme at single-cell resolution is still incomplete due to the technical variations in lineage- tracing approaches. One of the key challenges involves developing a robust theoretical framework in which we can integrate experimental observations and introduce correction factors to obtain a reliable and representative description of the temporal modulation of proliferation and differentiation. In order to obtain more conclusive insights, we carry out virtual clonal analysis using mathematical modelling and compare our results against experimental data. Using a dataset obtained with Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers, we illustrate how the theoretical description can be exploited to interpret and reconcile the disparity between virtual and experimental results.
Journal of Anatomy
Picco N, Hippenmeyer S, Rodarte J, et al. A mathematical insight into cell labelling experiments for clonal analysis. Journal of Anatomy. 2019;235(3):686-696. doi:10.1111/joa.13001
Picco, N., Hippenmeyer, S., Rodarte, J., Streicher, C., Molnár, Z., Maini, P. K., & Woolley, T. E. (2019). A mathematical insight into cell labelling experiments for clonal analysis. Journal of Anatomy, 235(3), 686–696. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13001
Picco, Noemi, Simon Hippenmeyer, Julio Rodarte, Carmen Streicher, Zoltán Molnár, Philip K. Maini, and Thomas E. Woolley. “A Mathematical Insight into Cell Labelling Experiments for Clonal Analysis.” Journal of Anatomy 235, no. 3 (2019): 686–96. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13001.
N. Picco et al., “A mathematical insight into cell labelling experiments for clonal analysis,” Journal of Anatomy, vol. 235, no. 3, pp. 686–696, 2019.
Picco N, Hippenmeyer S, Rodarte J, Streicher C, Molnár Z, Maini PK, Woolley TE. 2019. A mathematical insight into cell labelling experiments for clonal analysis. Journal of Anatomy. 235(3), 686–696.
Picco, Noemi, et al. “A Mathematical Insight into Cell Labelling Experiments for Clonal Analysis.” Journal of Anatomy, vol. 235, no. 3, Wiley, 2019, pp. 686–96, doi:10.1111/joa.13001.
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