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iPS cells under attack

Nature volume 474, pages 165166 (09 June 2011) | Download Citation

Induced pluripotent stem cells offer promise for patient-specific regenerative therapy. But a study now cautions that, even when immunologically matched, these cells can be rejected after transplantation. See Letter p.212

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  1. Effie Apostolou and Konrad Hochedlinger are at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Center for Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA. They are also in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, and at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University.

    • Effie Apostolou
    •  & Konrad Hochedlinger

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K.H. is an adviser to iPerian, Inc.

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Correspondence to Konrad Hochedlinger.

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