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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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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Transplantation of pancreatic progenitors or insulin-secreting cells derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) has been… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Measuring gene expression in individual cells is crucial for understanding the gene regulatory network controlling human… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
The unique abilities of human pluripotent stem cells to self-renew and to differentiate into cells of the three germ layers make… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The differentiation capacity of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) holds great promise for therapeutic applications. We report a… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Demyelination contributes to loss of function after spinal cord injury, and thus a potential therapeutic strategy involves… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) self-renew indefinitely and give rise to derivatives of all three primary germ layers, yet… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human and mouse embryonic stem cells (HESCs and MESCs, respectively) self-renew indefinitely while maintaining the ability to…