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Patent serial number 62/431,907; Attorney Docket No: UM35108/US-1/PRO. Development of amnion-like tissue from human pluripotet stem cells.


Taniguchi K., Shao, Y., Townshend R.F., Meshina S., Fu J., O’Shea, K.S. and Gumucio D.L.: An apicosome initiates self-organizing morphogenesis in human pluripotent stem cells. Accepted, Journal of Cell Biology (2017).
Shao Y., Taniguchi K., Miki, T., *Gumucio D.L. and *Fu, J.: Three-dimensional, asymmetrically patterned embryoid model of post-implantation human development. Nature Communications, 8:208-21, 2017. [*Co-senior correspondents] Cited by Faculty of 1000
Shao Y., Taniguchi K., Gurdziel K., *Gumucio D.L. and *Fu, J.: Self-organized amniogenesis by human pluripotent stem cells in a biomimetic implantation-like niche. Nature Materials. doi: 10.1038/nmat4829 [Epub ahead of print], 2016. PMID:27941807.[*Co-senior correspondents] Selected for Issue Commentary by Martin Pera, doi:10.1038/nmat4885.