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      The Ink4/Arf locus is a barrier for iPS cell reprogramming 

      Li, H.; Collado, M.; Villasante, A.; Strati, Katerina; Ortega, S.; Cãamero, M.; Blasco, M. A.; Serrano, M. (2009)
      The mechanisms involved in the reprogramming of differentiated cells into induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells by the three transcription factors Oct4 (also known as Pou5f1), Klf4 and Sox2 remain poorly understood. The ...
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      Telomeres Acquire Embryonic Stem Cell Characteristics in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells 

      Marion, R. M.; Strati, Katerina; Li, H.; Tejera, A.; Schoeftner, S.; Ortega, S.; Serrano, M.; Blasco, M. A. (2009)
      Telomere shortening is associated with organismal aging. iPS cells have been recently derived from old patients