Ahmi Ben-Yehudah

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Systems biology discoveries using non-human primate pluripotent stem and germ cells: novel gene and genomic imprinting interactions as well as unique expression patterns
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Pittsburgh Development Center, 204 Craft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stem Cell Res Ther 1:24. 2010
  2. pmc Pluripotency genes overexpressed in primate embryonic stem cells are localized on homologues of human chromosomes 16, 17, 19, and X
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Pittsburgh Development Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stem Cell Res 4:25-37. 2010
  3. pmc Establishment and characterization of baboon embryonic stem cell lines: an Old World Primate model for regeneration and transplantation research
    Calvin R Simerly
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stem Cell Res 2:178-87. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Human amniotic epithelial cells are reprogrammed more efficiently by induced pluripotency than adult fibroblasts
    Charles A Easley
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cell Reprogram 14:193-203. 2012
  5. pmc Semiquantitative histopathology and 3D magnetic resonance microscopy as collaborative platforms for tissue identification and comparison within teratomas derived from pedigreed primate embryonic stem cells
    Carlos A Castro
    Pittsburgh Development Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Stem Cell Res 5:201-11. 2010
  6. pmc mTOR-mediated activation of p70 S6K induces differentiation of pluripotent human embryonic stem cells
    Charles A Easley
    Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cell Reprogram 12:263-73. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Specific dynamic and noninvasive labeling of pancreatic beta cells in reporter mice
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Women s Research Institute, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Genesis 43:166-74. 2005
  8. pmc WNT5A is a regulator of fibroblast proliferation and resistance to apoptosis
    Louis J Vuga
    Dorothy P and Richard P Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 41:583-9. 2009
  9. pmc Evaluating protocols for embryonic stem cell differentiation into insulin-secreting beta-cells using insulin II-GFP as a specific and noninvasive reporter
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Cloning Stem Cells 11:245-57. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Pedigreed primate embryonic stem cells express homogeneous familial gene profiles
    Christopher S Navara
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Stem Cells 25:2695-704. 2007

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Publications12

  1. pmc Systems biology discoveries using non-human primate pluripotent stem and germ cells: novel gene and genomic imprinting interactions as well as unique expression patterns
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Pittsburgh Development Center, 204 Craft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stem Cell Res Ther 1:24. 2010
    ..In this review, we consider the mRNAs and novel genes with unique expression and imprinting patterns that were discovered using systems biology approaches with primate pluripotent stem and germ cells...
  2. pmc Pluripotency genes overexpressed in primate embryonic stem cells are localized on homologues of human chromosomes 16, 17, 19, and X
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Pittsburgh Development Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stem Cell Res 4:25-37. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Establishment and characterization of baboon embryonic stem cell lines: an Old World Primate model for regeneration and transplantation research
    Calvin R Simerly
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stem Cell Res 2:178-87. 2009
    ..They have been grown continuously for >430 and 290 days, respectively. Teratomas from both lines have all three germ layers. Availabilities of these BabESCs represent another important resource for stem cell biologists...
  4. doi request reprint Human amniotic epithelial cells are reprogrammed more efficiently by induced pluripotency than adult fibroblasts
    Charles A Easley
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cell Reprogram 14:193-203. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Semiquantitative histopathology and 3D magnetic resonance microscopy as collaborative platforms for tissue identification and comparison within teratomas derived from pedigreed primate embryonic stem cells
    Carlos A Castro
    Pittsburgh Development Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Stem Cell Res 5:201-11. 2010
    ..MRM provides rapid quantitative imaging of intact teratomas that complements histology and identifies sites of interest for additional biological studies...
  6. pmc mTOR-mediated activation of p70 S6K induces differentiation of pluripotent human embryonic stem cells
    Charles A Easley
    Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cell Reprogram 12:263-73. 2010
    ..These results suggest that hESCs tightly regulate mTORC1/p70 S6K-mediated protein translation to maintain a pluripotent state as well as implicate a novel role for protein synthesis as a driving force behind hESC differentiation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Specific dynamic and noninvasive labeling of pancreatic beta cells in reporter mice
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Women s Research Institute, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Genesis 43:166-74. 2005
    ..This innovative method of visualizing beta cells will be a useful tool in the study of both beta cell physiology and the development of the endocrine cells of the pancreas...
  8. pmc WNT5A is a regulator of fibroblast proliferation and resistance to apoptosis
    Louis J Vuga
    Dorothy P and Richard P Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 41:583-9. 2009
    ..Collectively, our data suggest that WNT5A may play a role in fibroblast expansion and survival characteristics of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other fibrotic interstitial lung diseases that exhibit UIP histological patterns...
  9. pmc Evaluating protocols for embryonic stem cell differentiation into insulin-secreting beta-cells using insulin II-GFP as a specific and noninvasive reporter
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Cloning Stem Cells 11:245-57. 2009
    ..Therefore, improved beta-cells differentiation protocols are needed, and these insulin II GFP cells may prove to be an important tool to accelerate this process...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pedigreed primate embryonic stem cells express homogeneous familial gene profiles
    Christopher S Navara
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Stem Cells 25:2695-704. 2007
    ..These similarities to mouse ESCs suggest that heterogeneities found among hESCs likely result from their disparate origins rather than intrinsic biological limitations with primate embryonic stem cells...
  11. doi request reprint Derivation and characterization of nonhuman primate embryonic stem cells
    Christopher S Navara
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Protoc Stem Cell Biol . 2007
    ..With these protocols, the investigator will be able to isolate nhpES cells and perform the necessary tests to confirm the pluripotent phenotype...
  12. pmc Inhibition and role of let-7d in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Kusum V Pandit
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, NW 628 MUH, 3459 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:220-9. 2010
    ..Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic, progressive, and usually lethal fibrotic lung disease characterized by profound changes in epithelial cell phenotype and fibroblast proliferation...