Figure 5 - Possible applications of iPS cells.


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Ekiden to iPS Cells

Shinya Yamanaka

Nature Medicine 15, 1145 - 1148 (2009)

doi:10.1038/nm1009-1145

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iPS cells generated from somatic cells of patients with intractable diseases can be differentiated into the affected cell types and used to study disease mechanisms. The cells can also be used as tools in drug discovery and to develop cell therapies.

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