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Brief reviews of recently published articles, organized by stem cell type.

April 25, 2016 | ESCs/iPSCs

New research describes a novel role for the REST transcription factor in the cardiac-specific differentiation of embryonic stem cells

April 25, 2016 | ESCs/iPSCs

Researchers describe the first evidence of the production of functional sperm-like cells from mouse embryonic stem cells

April 19, 2016 | Adipose Stem Cells

Study finds that microvesicles derived from adipose stem cells can induce angiogenesis via the delivery of a specific microRNA

A new study demonstrates how dietary fat can promote tumorigenesis though modulating signaling in intestinal stem/progenitor cells

April 10, 2016 | Neural Crest Stem Cells

Researchers discover a source of therapeutically relevant adult neural crest stem cells in the oral mucosa based on the expression of Lgr5

April 10, 2016 | Adipose Stem Cells

A seaweed-derived product can protect stem cells from cell death and loss of function during storage and transport at ambient temperatures

April 4, 2016 | ESCs/iPSCs

New research describes how the pluripotency-associated factor DPPA5 promotes the maintenance of the pluripotent state

April 4, 2016 | ESCs/iPSCs

New research describes how differentiated cells undergo the process of self-renewal via specific enhancer element usage

March 27, 2016 | ESCs/iPSCs

The application of a new fluorescent probe may enhance our ability to maintain high quality pluripotent stem cell cultures

March 27, 2016 | Direct Reprogramming

A new computer program aims to streamline the process of direct reprogramming/transdifferentiation by predicting the reprogramming factors needed for any conversion