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Welcome to the World Journal of Stem Cells

The World Journal of Stem Cells (WJSC) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of stem cells.  It was launched on December 31, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage stem cells specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJSC describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJSC are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJSC’s acceptance rate: 62%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
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Tong Cao, BM BCh, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Doctor; Oscar Lee, MD, PhD, Professor


PubMed, PubMed Central.

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1948-0210 (online)

Therapy-related myeloid neoplasms - what have we learned so far?  
Mohammad Faizan Zahid, Aric Parnes, Bipin N Savani, Mark R Litzow, Shahrukh K Hashmi
World J Stem Cells 8(8):231-242. Published online Aug 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i8.231
Targeting stem cells by radiation: From the biological angle to clinical aspects  
Alexis Vallard, Sophie Espenel, Jean-Baptiste Guy, Peng Diao, Yaoxiong Xia, Anis El Meddeb Hamrouni, Majed Ben Mrad, Alexander Tuan Falk, Claire Rodriguez-Lafrasse, Chloé Rancoule, Nicolas Magné
World J Stem Cells 8(8):243-250. Published online Aug 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i8.243
Reprogramming of germ cells into pluripotency  
Yoichi Sekita, Toshinobu Nakamura, Tohru Kimura
World J Stem Cells 8(8):251-259. Published online Aug 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i8.251
Epithelial plasticity in urothelial carcinoma: Current advancements and future challenges  
Minal Garg
World J Stem Cells 8(8):260-267. Published online Aug 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i8.260