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Derivation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells by Immunosurgery
 

Derivation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells by Immunosurgery

Article doi: 10.3791/574
December 13th, 2007 Usage Statistics

Summary December 13th, 2007

The ability of human embryonic stem cells to self-renew and differentiate into all cell types of the body suggests that they hold great promise for both medical applications and as a research tool for addressing fundamental questions in development and disease. Here, we provide a concise, step-by-step protocol for the derivation of human embryonic stem cells from embryos by immunosurgical isolation of the inner cell mass.

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