Esophageal stem cells and 3D-cell culture models

Rhonda F. Souza, Robert E. Schwartz, Hiroshi Mashimo

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The following on esophageal stem cells and 3D-cell culture models contains commentaries on metaplasia through transdifferentiation and through stem cells; transcription factors that may determine an intestinal-like phenotype; thein vitro, organotypic cell culture models; and the role of stem cells in Barrett's esophagus and its dysplastic progression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)316-322
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 2011


  • 3D-cell culture models
  • Acid reflux
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Bile reflux
  • Metaplasia
  • Neoplastic progression
  • Stem cells
  • Transdifferentiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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