An induced pluripotent stem cell line (CSUi004-A) from skin fibroblasts of a healthy individual


We established an induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) reprogrammed from dermal fibroblasts of a 53-year-old healthy man. Retroviruses expressing Yamanaka factors (OCT4, SOX2, KLF4 and c-MYC) were employed to initiate the reprogramming and were silenced in iPSCs. The generated iPSCs were pluripotent as determined by immunostaining and expression of pluripotency markers. They were further induced as embryoid bodies in vitro and teratomas in vivo, reminiscent of their full capacity of differentiating into three germ layers. They are with a normal karyotype and genetically identical to donor fibroblasts. This iPSC line provides excellent cell sources for studying and modeling human-specific physiology. Copyright © 2021 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Authors Wang L, Zhao H, Wu J, Ren J, Luo H, Zuo X, Chen Q, Tang Y
Journal Stem cell research
Publication Date 2021 May;53:102336
PubMed 33865102
DOI 10.1016/j.scr.2021.102336

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