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Hitoshi Niwa

Laboratory for Pluripotent Cell Studies

RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology

2-2-3 Minatojima-minamimachi




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  • Laboratory for Pluripotent Cell Studies, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, 2-2-3 Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Japan. 2005 - 2010
  • RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB Laboratory for Development and Regenerative Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-1 Kusunokicho, Chuo-ku, Japan. 2007


  1. Mouse ES cell culture system as a model of development. Niwa, H. Dev. Growth Differ. (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. A parallel circuit of LIF signalling pathways maintains pluripotency of mouse ES cells. Niwa, H., Ogawa, K., Shimosato, D., Adachi, K. Nature (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. Platypus Pou5f1 reveals the first steps in the evolution of trophectoderm differentiation and pluripotency in mammals. Niwa, H., Sekita, Y., Tsend-Ayush, E., Grützner, F. Evol. Dev. (2008) [Pubmed]
  4. How is pluripotency determined and maintained?. Niwa, H. Development (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. Open conformation chromatin and pluripotency. Niwa, H. Genes Dev. (2007) [Pubmed]
  6. Interaction between Oct3/4 and Cdx2 determines trophectoderm differentiation. Niwa, H., Toyooka, Y., Shimosato, D., Strumpf, D., Takahashi, K., Yagi, R., Rossant, J. Cell (2005) [Pubmed]
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