Reprogramming of DPSC to Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

  • Sibel Yildirim
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Stem Cells book series (BRIEFSSTEM)


Generating a pluripotent cell in vitro by rewinding the internal clock of any somatic cell to an embryonic state and then forwarding its conversion into the desired differentiated cell fate represents a rational and ongoing approach in regenerative medicine (Yildirim 2012). There are available human tissues with no ethical or surgical concern, such as fat, blood, biopsy specimens, skin, plugged hair, and extracted teeth (Aasen et al. 2008; Sun et al. 2009; Ye et al. 2009; Yan et al. 2010).


Pluripotent Stem Cell Dental Pulp Dental Pulp Cell Somatic Cell Reprogram Dental Pulp Tissue 
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  • Sibel Yildirim
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  1. 1.Department of Pediatric DentistrySelcuk University, Faculty of DentistryKonyaTurkey

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