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Induced pluripotent stem cells free of exogenous reprogramming factors

Ramzey Abujarour and Sheng Ding*

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Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:220  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-5-220

Published: 6 May 2009


The development of novel approaches for reprogramming mouse and human somatic cells has enabled the generation of induced pluripotent stem cells that are free of exogenous genes.