The clinical use of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) and the development of patients-specific gene and cell therapies rely on the development of fast, reliable, and integration-free methods of derivation of pluripotent stem cells from somatic tissues. Here we describe an integration-free protocol for the rapid derivation of hiPSCs from dermal fibroblasts using modified mRNAs. This method is inexpensive, highly efficient, and makes use of reagents that are xeno-free and chemically defined and can therefore be adopted by any Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) facility.
Xeno-free hiPSCs GMP Clinical use Modified mRNA Regenerative medicine Cell therapy Gene therapy
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