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Tumor suppressor is needed for stem cells to mature into neurons

The previously proposed tumor suppressor CHD5 is essential for making nervous system stem cells mature into neurons, according to a new study. The finding provides valuable information about how neurons mature and shows why the loss of CHD5 can make tumors of the nerve system more malignant.
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