Reprogramming somatic cells into pluripotent stem cells using miRNAs

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Reversal of terminally differentiated somatic cells to ground-state pluripotency has rejuvenated our hopes of generating patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic use in regenerative medicine and drug screening. Originally generated using defined exogenous protein-coding DNA, several methods have been described in reprogramming somatic cells into iPSC. Majority of published methods seek to improve or refine the techniques of reprogramming. This chapter describes reprogramming to pluripotency using miRNAs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-281
Number of pages9
JournalMethods in Molecular Biology
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Fibroblast
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)
  • Lentivirus
  • MicroRNAs (miRNAs)
  • Reprogramming

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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