SSEA4: a marker leading the way towards curing diabetes?

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)


The quest for adult stem cells in the pancreas has raised a lot of expectations, but also a lot of controversy. SSEA4 is a recognized marker of pluripotent stem cells, such as embryonic stem cells, and not of multipotent stem cells. Final proof for the stemness of the reported pancreatic SSEA4+ cells can only be given by clonal analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)711-713
Number of pages3
JournalBiomarkers in Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • beta-cell regeneration
  • islet stem cells
  • pancreatic stem cells


Dive into the research topics of 'SSEA4: a marker leading the way towards curing diabetes?'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this