For the Mouse gene set with the same name, see RAMALHO_STEMNESS_UP

Systematic name M9473
Brief description Genes enriched in embryonic, neural and hematopoietic stem cells.
Full description or abstract The transcriptional profiles of mouse embryonic, neural, and hematopoietic stem cells were compared to define a genetic program for stem cells. A total of 216 genes are enriched in all three types of stem cells, and several of these genes are clustered in the genome. When compared to differentiated cell types, stem cells express a significantly higher number of genes (represented by expressed sequence tags) whose functions are unknown. Embryonic and neural stem cells have many similarities at the transcriptional level. These results provide a foundation for a more detailed understanding of stem cell biology.
Collection C2: Curated
      CGP: Chemical and Genetic Perturbations
Source publication Pubmed 12228720   Authors: Ramalho-Santos M,Yoon S,Matsuzaki Y,Mulligan RC,Melton DA
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Version history 3.0: Renamed from STEMCELL_COMMON_UP

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