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Chimeric Pigs Produced from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Demonstrate Germline Transmission and No Evidence of Tumor Formation in Young Pigs

Read our landmark paper “Chimeric Pigs Produced from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Demonstrate Germline Transmission and No Evidence of Tumor Formation in Young Pigs” published in the journal Stem Cells- one of the leading stem cell journals in the world. This article highlights how stringent analysis of chimeric pigs at…
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Visit Our Poster At Swine in Biomedical Research Conference 2011

Come visit the West Lab poster “Pig Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells are Capable of Generating Normal Chimeric Pigs and Undergo Neural Differentiation In Vitro” at the Swine in Biomedical Research Conference 2011 in Chicago (July 17 to 19, 2011). Visit the Swine in Biomedical Research Conference 2011 website.
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The West Laboratory at ISSCR 2011: Chimeras and Tumors

The West Lab presented some of their groundbreaking research focusing on tumorigenicity and developmental aspects of chimeric pigs derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. The poster raised a number of critical questions in the field including what aspects enable some iPSCs to be chimeric competent and others are not. The…
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OUR CHIMERIC PIGS IN THE NEWS . . .

CNN Health Scientists use pig embryo to create stem cells Scientists appear to have broken another barrier in stem cell research by creating a better research model to study human illnesses – a pig – actually 34 pigs. It’s an important advance for research because pigs are much more like…
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