Title

Human adult testis-derived pluripotent stem cells: revealing plasticity from the germline.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Keywords

Age-Factors, Animals, Cell-Differentiation, Cell-Lineage, Cell-Separation, DNA-Methylation, Humans, Integrin-alpha6, Leukemia-Inhibitory-Factor, Male, Mice, Nuclear-Reprogramming, Pluripotent-Stem-Cells, Signal-Transduction, Spermatogonia, Stem-Cell-Transplantation, Testis

JAX Location

see Reprint collection (a pdf is available)

JAX Source

Cell Stem Cell 2008 Nov; 3(5):471-2.

Abstract

A recent publication in Nature by Conrad et al. (2008) reports the generation of pluripotent stem cells from isolated human adult testicular germ cells. This work identifies a new source of stem cells for potential autologous therapeutic applications in men.

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