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ISSCR 2016 guidelines for stem cell research and clinical translation

Papers written by SIG Stem Cells

  • Genome engineering through CRISPR/Cas9 technology in the human germline and pluripotent stem cells.
    Vassena R, Heindryckx B, Peco R, Pennings G, Raya A, Sermon K, Veiga A.
    Hum Reprod Update. 2016 Jun;22(4):411-9.
  • Stem cells in reproductive medicine: ready for the patient?
    Vassena R, Eguizabal C, Heindryckx B, Sermon K, Simon C, van Pelt AM, Veiga A, Zambelli F;ESHRE special interest group Stem Cells.
    Hum Reprod. 2015 Sep;30(9):2014-21.


Landmark papers

  • Embryonic stem cell lines derived from human blastocysts.
    Thomson JA, Itskovitz-Eldor J, Shapiro SS, Waknitz MA, Swiergiel JJ, Marshall VS, Jones JM.
    Science. 1998 Nov 6;282(5391):1145-7
  • Induction of pluripotent stem cells from adult human fibroblasts by defined factors.
    Takahashi K, Tanabe K, Ohnuki M, Narita M, Ichisaka T, Tomoda K, Yamanaka S.
    Cell. 2007 Nov 30;131(5):861-72.


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