Carlos A Castro

Summary

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 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
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Nicotine exposure during differentiation causes inhibition of N-myc expression
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Respir Res 14:119. 2013
  7. 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
  8. pmc Human IL-12 p40 as a reporter gene for high-throughput screening of engineered mouse embryonic stem cells
    Leonardo D'Aiuto
    Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Women s Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Biotechnol 8:52. 2008
  9. 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
  10. pmc Eliminating malignant contamination from therapeutic human spermatogonial stem cells
    Serena L Dovey
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Invest 123:1833-43. 2013

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Publications11

  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 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...
  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. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Nicotine exposure during differentiation causes inhibition of N-myc expression
    Ahmi Ben-Yehudah
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Respir Res 14:119. 2013
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc Human IL-12 p40 as a reporter gene for high-throughput screening of engineered mouse embryonic stem cells
    Leonardo D'Aiuto
    Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Pittsburgh Development Center, Magee Women s Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Biotechnol 8:52. 2008
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Eliminating malignant contamination from therapeutic human spermatogonial stem cells
    Serena L Dovey
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Invest 123:1833-43. 2013
    ..Thus, FACS provides a method to isolate and enrich human spermatogonia and remove malignant contamination by exploiting differences in cell surface antigen expression...
  11. pmc Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) with baboons generate live offspring: a nonhuman primate model for ART and reproductive sciences
    Calvin R Simerly
    Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Pittsburgh Development Center Magee Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Reprod Sci 17:917-30. 2010
    ..These results have implications for ART outcomes, embryonic stem cell (ESC) derivation, and reproductive sciences...