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Induced pluripotent stem cells

An article collection in Stem Cell Research & Therapy.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Editors declare no competing interests.

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  1. Review

    Induced pluripotent stem cells in the study of neurological diseases

    Five years after their initial derivation from mouse somatic cells, induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells are an important tool for the study of neurological diseases. By offering an unlimited source of patient...

    Mario A Saporta, Marica Grskovic and John T Dimos

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2011 2:37

    Published on: 21 September 2011

  2. Review

    Role of Oct4 in maintaining and regaining stem cell pluripotency

    Pluripotency, a characteristic of cells in the inner cell mass of the mammalian preimplantation blastocyst as well as of embryonic stem cells, is defined as the ability of a cell to generate all of the cell ty...

    Guilai Shi and Ying Jin

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2010 1:39

    Published on: 14 December 2010

  3. Review

    Molecular mechanisms of pluripotency and reprogramming

    Pluripotent stem cells are able to form any terminally differentiated cell. They have opened new doors for experimental and therapeutic studies to understand early development and to cure degenerative diseases...

    Jie Na, Jordan Plews, Jianliang Li, Patompon Wongtrakoongate, Timo Tuuri, Anis Feki, Peter W Andrews and Christian Unger

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2010 1:33

    Published on: 25 October 2010