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Title: Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cells from Adult Human Fibroblasts by Defined Factors
Authors: Takahashi, Kazutoshi  KAKEN_id
Tanabe, Koji
Ohnuki, Mari
Narita, Megumi
Ichisaka, Tomoko
Tomoda, Kiichiro
Yamanaka, Shinya  kyouindb  KAKEN_id
Author's alias: 高橋, 和利
田邊, 剛士
大貫, 茉里
成田, 恵
一阪, 朋子
友田, 紀一郎
山中, 伸弥
Issue Date: 30-Nov-2007
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Citation: Takahashi K, Tanabe K, Ohnuki M, Narita M, Ichisaka T, Tomoda K, Yamanaka S. Induction of pluripotent stem cells from adult human fibroblasts by defined factors. Cell. 2007 Nov 30;131(5):861-72.
Journal title: Cell
Volume: 131
Issue: 5
Start page: 861
End page: 872
Abstract: Successful reprogramming of differentiated human somatic cells into a pluripotent state would allow creation of patient- and disease-specific stem cells. We previously reported generation of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, capable of germline transmission, from mouse somatic cells by transduction of four defined transcription factors. Here, we demonstrate the generation of iPS cells from adult human dermal fibroblasts with the same four factors: Oct3/4, Sox2, Klf4, and c-Myc. Human iPS cells were similar to human embryonic stem (ES) cells in morphology, proliferation, surface antigens, gene expression, epigenetic status of pluripotent cell-specific genes, and telomerase activity. Furthermore, these cells could differentiate into cell types of the three germ layers in vitro and in teratomas. These findings demonstrate that iPS cells can be generated from adult human fibroblasts.
Rights: Copyright © 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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DOI(Published Version): 10.1016/j.cell.2007.11.019
PubMed ID: 18035408
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