In most cases, induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells must be maintained by replacing basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF)-containing medium daily to inhibit spontaneous differentiation. However, complete inhibition of differentiation is difficult to achieve even with frequent replacement of medium because of bFGF instability. Here, we established a novel system for the sustained release of bFGF from a modified surface by using a nanofilm fabrication method.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Integrative Biology (United Kingdom)|
|Publication status||Published - 2014 Dec 1|
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