News & Updates

Simplification of publishing your lines

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Stefanie Seltmann hPSCreg now provides an automatic, pre-filled word template to publish your cell line in Stem Cell Research - Lab Resources. The template can be downloaded after the cell line has been submitted. For further details click here. ... Continue reading

Current status: 707 hESC lines and 574 iPSC lines

Posted on August 1, 2017 by Statistic Bot ... Continue reading
Total lines1281
hESC lines707
iPSC lines574
derivation countries28
projects 99
providers173
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Total lines1278
hESC lines706
iPSC lines572
derivation countries27
projects 94
providers167
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Total lines1264
hESC lines706
iPSC lines558
derivation countries26
projects 91
providers159
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Total lines1229
hESC lines706
iPSC lines523
derivation countries26
projects 91
providers151
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Total lines1212
hESC lines703
iPSC lines509
derivation countries26
projects 87
providers140
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New API to list hPSCreg names

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Johannes Dewender We have a new public API to list all hPSCreg cell line names and to find the hPSCreg name for a cell line. See the documentation for details.
Total lines1176
hESC lines695
iPSC lines481
derivation countries26
projects 84
providers130
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Current status: 690 hESC lines and 452 iPSC lines

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Statistic Bot ... Continue reading
Total lines1142
hESC lines690
iPSC lines452
derivation countries27
projects 83
providers129
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Total lines1137
hESC lines699
iPSC lines438
derivation countries27
projects 82
providers122
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Total lines1130
hESC lines701
iPSC lines429
derivation countries27
projects 76
providers117
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Total lines1128
hESC lines701
iPSC lines427
derivation countries27
projects 71
providers116
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Total lines1116
hESC lines698
iPSC lines418
derivation countries27
projects 71
providers116
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Total lines1105
hESC lines698
iPSC lines407
derivation countries27
projects 68
providers116
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Total lines1095
hESC lines693
iPSC lines402
derivation countries26
projects 66
providers113
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Total lines1068
hESC lines693
iPSC lines375
derivation countries26
projects 66
providers110
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Total lines1015
hESC lines693
iPSC lines322
derivation countries26
projects 66
providers109
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Total lines1015
hESC lines693
iPSC lines322
derivation countries26
projects 66
providers108
Total lines 848
hESC lines 691
iPSC lines 157
derivation countries 26
projects 64
providers 107
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Partnership with Elsevier’s Journal Stem Cell Research

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Stefanie Seltmann The Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Registry has entered an agreement to publish the description of cell lines registered with hPSCreg under the article type “Lab Resource: Stem Cell Line” in the journal Stem Cell Research. Scientists registering their PSC lines in hPSCreg will have the opportuni ... Continue reading

Press release on BioSpace.com

Posted on June 24, 2015 by Weiping Zhang BioSpace.com features a press release about the Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Registry hPSCreg; "A global registry has been enhanced and expanded to offer more in-depth information and analysis on human pluripotent stem cell lines, including human embryonic (hESC) and adult derived induced pluripot ... Continue reading

World map of ES and iPS cell lines is online

Posted on February 18, 2015 by Fritz Lekschas World map of ES and iPS cell lines is now online. Currently the map shows the (log) number of registered ES and iPS cell lines as well as the legal status for ES cell line research in a heat map fashion. To open the world map click on it or visit hescreg.eu/map. ... Continue reading

The hESCreg portal was publicly relaunched

Posted on November 4, 2014 by Robert Müller The hESCreg portal was publicly relaunched on November 4 at the German Stem Cell Network's (GSCN) annual conference in Heidelberg. The re-launch adds new and expanded functionality to the portal, including an online registration tool for human embryonic and induced pluripotent cell lines and the aut ... Continue reading

Abandoned embryonic stem cell trial to re-start

Posted on June 11, 2014 by Robert Müller The first ever clinical trial using human embryonic stem cell – derived oligodendrocytes has received new funding, after it was abandoned by Geron in 2011 (Nature 479, 459; 2011). The 14.3 million US$ provided by CIRM to Asterias Biotherapeutics of Menlo Park, California will be used to treat and ... Continue reading

Reprogramming by somatic cell nuclear transfer

Posted on June 3, 2014 by Robert Müller Three recent papers have successfully reprogrammed human adult somatic cells by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) into oocytes (de Souza, 2014). While the first successful human pluripotent NT-line were derived from fetal dermal fibroblasts and dermal fibroblasts from a patient with Leigh syndro ... Continue reading

A New Regulatory System for Stem Cell–Based Therapies in Japan

Posted on June 3, 2014 by Robert Müller The Japanese government has implemented a novel regulatory framework for stem cell based therapies: The Act on the Safety of Regenerative Medicine and the Revised Pharmaceutical Affairs Law. Recognizing that the conventional regulatory framework for pharmaceuticals is unsuitable for cell based regen ... Continue reading

EBiSC – the first European bank for induced pluripotent stem cells

Posted on March 26, 2014 by Hermann Azong A consortium of 26 partners has been formed to establish the “European Bank for induced pluripotent Stem Cells” (EBiSC) with support from the IMI. The EBISC iPS cell bank will act as a central storage and distribution facility for human iPS cells, to be used by researchers across academi ... Continue reading