Novel aspects of tumorigenesis after stem cell transplantation into the brain: Co-transplantation and survival of feeder-cells as a potential factor affecting tumor formation

M. Molcanyi, P. Riess, K. Bentz, E. Neugebauer, R. Goldbrunner & U. Schäfer
Objective: Embryonic stem cells seem to possess great therapeutic potential. However, their highly proliferative characteristics (self-renewal potential) combined with the ability to differentiate into all germinal layers (pluripotency) present a potential threat of teratogenesis. Recently, we have [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]