Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Known as: Human Embryonic Stem Cell, hESCs, cells embryonic human stem 
A type of PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS derived from early stage human embryos, up to and including the BLASTOCYST stage.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND It has been 13 years since the discovery of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs). Our report provides the first… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are posttranscriptional modulators of gene expression and play an important role in many developmental… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) outwardly appear to be indistinguishable from embryonic stem cells (ESCs). A study of gene… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The generation of patient-specific pluripotent stem cells has the potential to accelerate the implementation of stem cells for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Human embryonic stem cells (HESC) can potentially generate every body cell type, making them excellent candidates for cell- and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Maintenance of pluripotency is crucial to the mammalian embryo's ability to generate the extra-embryonic and embryonic tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cultured human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines are an invaluable resource because they provide a uniform and stable genetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Demyelination contributes to loss of function after spinal cord injury, and thus a potential therapeutic strategy involves… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human and mouse embryonic stem cells (HESCs and MESCs, respectively) self-renew indefinitely while maintaining the ability to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are envisioned to be a major source for cell-based therapies. Efforts to overcome rejection of… (More)
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