ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-030910-2
Portrait of a stem cell
Burns, C. and Zon, L.
Date: 2002
Source: Developmental Cell 3: 612-613 (Review)
Registered Authors: Burns (Erter), Caroline, Zon, Leonard I.
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression*
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cells/physiology*
  • Humans
  • Neurons/cytology
  • Neurons/physiology*
  • Stem Cells/physiology*
PubMed: 12431368 Full text @ Dev. Cell
There is great enthusiasm for the potential use of stem cells in treating tissue degenerative disorders, but little is known about the intrinsic molecular programs defining self-renewal and differentiation. New data sets produced by transcriptional profiling of purified stem cell populations begin to establish the nature of "stemness."