Human Vascular Endothelium from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
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CitationAdams, William James. 2013. Human Vascular Endothelium from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University.
AbstractThe vascular endothelium is a dynamic cellular interface that displays a unique phenotypic plasticity. This plasticity is critical for vascular function and when dysregulated is pathogenic in several diseases. The development of new human endothelial genotype-phenotype studies, personalized vascular medicine efforts and cell based regenerative therapies are limited by the unavailability of patient-specific endothelial cells. Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) offer great promise as a new personalized source of endothelium; however, the reproducibility, fidelity and functionality of iPSC-derived endothelial cells remains poorly understood.
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