The list below provides publications citing the Sendai virus vectors which are part of the CytoTune®-iPS Sendai Reprogramming Kits.

Ref no. Reprogrammed
cell type
Reference Species
1 CD34+ Wang T et al (2013) Derivation of Neural Stem Cells from Human Adult Peripheral CD34+ Cells for an Autologous Model of Neuroinflammation  PLoS One. 2013 Nov 26;8(11):e81720. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081720
2 PBMC Chen IP et al (2013) Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Reprogramming by Integration-free Sendai Virus Vectors from Peripheral Blood of Patients with craniometaphyseal dysplasia Cell Reprogram. 2013 Dec;15(6):503-13. doi: 10.1089/cell.2013.0037. Epub 2013 Nov 12
PBMC Zhang XB (2013) Cellular Reprogramming of human Peripheral Blood Cells Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics. 2013 Oct;11(5):264-74. doi:10.1016/j.gpb.2013.09.001. Epub 2013 Sep 21 Human
4 Multiple Bernal JA (2013) RNA Based Tools for Nuclear Reprogramming and Lineage-Conversion: Towards Clinical Applications Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2013 Dec;6(6):956-68. doi: 10.1007/s12265-013-9494-8. Epub 2013 Jul 13 Human
5 CD34+ /PBMC Ye L et al (2013) Blood cell-derived induced pluripotent stem cells free of reprogramming factors generated by Sendai virus vectors Stem Cells Transl Med. 2013 Aug;2(8):558-66. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2013-0006. Epub 2013 Jul 11 Human
6 PBMC Churko JM et al (2013) Generation of human iPSCs from human peripheral blood mononuclear cells unsing non-integrative Sendai virus in chemically defined conditions Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1036:81-8. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-511-8_7 Human
7 Fibroblasts Kahler DJ et al (2013) Improved methods for reprogramming human dermal fibroblasts using fluorescence activated cell sorting. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59867. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059867. Epub 2013 Mar 29 Human
8 Blood or Fibroblasts Lieu PT et al (2013) Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells with CytoTune, a Non-Integrating Sendai Virus Methods Mol Biol. 2013;997:45-56. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-348-0_5. Human
9 review article Malik N et al (2013) A review of methods of human iPSC derivation Methods Mol Biol. 2013;997:23-33. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-348-0_3. Review. Human
10 Fibroblasts, Keratinocytes and Iris Pigmented epithelial cells Tucker BA et al (2013) Use of a synthetic xeno-free culture substrate for induced pluripotent stem cell induction and retinal differentiation Stem Cells Transl Med. 2013 Jan;2(1):16-24. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2012-0040. Epub 2012 Dec 27 Human and Mouse
11 PBMC Yang W et al (2012) iPSC Reprogramming from Human Peripheral Blood Using Sendai Virus Mediated Gene Transfer StemBook [Internet]. Cambridge (MA): Harvard Stem Cell Institute; 2008-2012 Jun 10 Human
12 Blood Daheron L et al (2012) Blood - SeV derived fibroblast generated iPSCs StemBook [Internet]. Cambridge (MA): Harvard Stem Cell Institute; 2008-2012 Jun 10 Human
13 CD34+ Nishishita N et al (2012) Generation of virus-free induced pluripotent stem cell clones on a synthetic matrix via a single cell subcloning in the naïve state PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38389. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038389. Epub 2012 Jun 13 Human
14 Fibroblasts Hua H et al (2013) iPSC-derived β cells model diabetes due to glucokinase deficiency.  J Clin Invest. 2013 Jun 17. doi: 10.1172/JCI67638. [Epub ahead of print] Human
15 Fibroblasts Menendez L et al (2013) Directed differentiation of human pluripotent cells to neural crest stem cellsNat Protoc. 2013 Jan;8(1):203-12. Epub 2013 Jan 3. Human
16 Skeletal Myoblasts Trokovic R et al (2012) Small molecule inhibitors promote efficient generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from human skeletal myoblastsStem Cells Dev. 2013 Jan 1;22(1):114-23. Epub 2012 Jul 30. Human
17 Fibroblasts, cord blood cells and peripheral blood cells Kajiwara et al. (2012) Donor-dependent variations in hepatic differentiation from human-induced pluripotent stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jul 31;109(31):12538-43. Epub 2012 Jul 16. Human
18 Cord blood CD34+ cells and fibroblasts Kumano et al. (2012) Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from primary chronic myelogenous leukemia patient samples. Blood. 2012 Jun 28;119(26):6234-42. Epub 2012 May 16. Human
19 Nasal Epithelial Cells Ono M et al. (2012) Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from Human Nasal Epithelial Cells Using a Sendai Virus Vector. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42855. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042855 Human
20 Fibroblasts Kudva et al. (2012) Transgene-Free Disease-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Stem Cells Trans Med. published 30 May 2012, 10.5966/sctm.2011-0044 Human
21 Fibroblasts Jin et al. (2012) Integration-Free Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Derived from Retinitis Pigmentosa Patient for Disease Modeling. Stem Cells Trans Med June 2012. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2012-0005 Human
22 Fibroblasts Nakamura N et al. (2012) Feeder-free and serum-free production of hepatocytes, cholangiocytes, and their proliferating progenitors from human pluripotent stem cells: application to liver-specific functional and cytotoxic assays. Cell Reprogram. 2012 Apr;14(2):171-85 Human 
23 Fibroblasts MacArthur C et al. (2012) Generation of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells by a Nonintegrating RNA Sendai Virus Vector in Feeder-Free or Xeno-Free Conditions. Stem Cells Int. 2012; 2012: 564612. Human
24 Peripheral blood Seki T, Yuasa S, Fukuda K. (2012) Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from a small amount of human peripheral blood using a combination of activated T cells and Sendai virus. Nat Protoc. 2012 Mar 15;7(4):718-28. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2012.015. Human
25 MRC-5 Kriks S et al. (2011) Dopamine neurons derived from human ES cells efficiently engraft in animal models of Parkinson's disease. Nature. 2011 Nov 6. doi: 10.1038/nature10648 Human
26 Fibroblasts Yusa K et al. (2011) Targeted gene correction of α1-antitrypsin deficiency in induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature. 2011 Oct 12;478(7369):391-4. doi: 10.1038/nature10424. Human
27 Peripheral circulating T cells Seki T et al. (2011) Derivation of induced pluripotent stem cells from human peripheral circulating T cells. Curr Protoc Stem Cell Biol. 2011 Sep;Chapter 4:Unit4A.3. Human
28 Fibroblasts
CD34+ cord blood cells
Nishikawa S et al. (2011) Efficient generation of transgene-free human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) by temperature-sensitive Sendai virus vectors. PNAS 108(34): 14234-14239 Human
29 Fibroblasts
CD34+ cord blood cells
Takayama N et al. (2010) Transient activation of c-MYC expression is critical for efficient platelet generation from human induced pluripotent stem cells. J Exp Med. 2010 Dec 20;207(13):2817-30. Human
30 T cells Seki T et al. (2010) Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from human terminally differentiated circulating T cells. Cell Stem Cell 7(1):11–14. Human
31 Fibroblasts Fusaki N et al. (2009) Efficient induction of transgene-free human pluripotent stem cells using a vector based on Sendai virus, an RNA virus that does not integrate into the host genome. Proc Jpn Acad Ser B Phys Biol Sci 85(8):348–362. Human

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