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Welcome to the World Journal of Stem Cells

World Journal of Stem Cells (WJSC, World J Stem Cells) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJSC accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJSC are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJSC is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of stem cells, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJSC include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Tong Cao, DDS, PhD, Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:dencaot@nus.edu.sg) Department of Oral Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
  • Shengwen Calvin Li, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Research Scientist, Senior Research Fellow, (E-mail: choc.uci@gmail.com) Center for Neuroscience and Stem Cell Research, CHOC Children’s Research Institute/UCI, Children's Hospital of Orange County Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Orange County Research Institute, Neuroscience Institute, Children's Hospital of Orange County Research Institute, Orange, CA 92868-3874, United States
  • Carlo Ventura, MD, PhD, Director, Full Professor, (E-mail: carlo.ventura@unibo.it) Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine (DIMES), School of Medicine University of Bologna, Bologna 40129, Italy
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJSC is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2019 Edition of Journal Citation Reports cites the 2018 impact factor for WJSC as 3.534 (5-year impact factor: N/A), ranking WJSC as 14 among 26 journals in Cell and Tissue Engineering (quartile in category Q3), and 94 among 193 journals in Cell Biology (quartile in category Q2).
ISSN
1948-0210 (online)
Editorial
Applications of single cell RNA sequencing to research of stem cells 
Xiao Zhang, Lei Liu 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):722-728. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.722
Review
Genomic integrity of human induced pluripotent stem cells: Reprogramming, differentiation and applications 
Clara Steichen, Zara Hannoun, Eléanor Luce, Thierry Hauet, Anne Dubart-Kupperschmitt 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):729-747. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.729
Enhancing survival, engraftment, and osteogenic potential of mesenchymal stem cells 
Daniel García-Sánchez, Darío Fernández, José C Rodríguez-Rey, Flor M Pérez-Campo 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):748-763. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.748
Effect of poly(3-hydroxyalkanoates) as natural polymers on mesenchymal stem cells 
Vera Voinova, Garina Bonartseva, Anton Bonartsev 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):764-786. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.764
Aging: A cell source limiting factor in tissue engineering 
Mohammadhossein Khorraminejad-Shirazi, Mohammadreza Dorvash, Alireza Estedlal, Amir Human Hoveidaei, Mohsen Mazloomrezaei, Pouria Mosaddeghi 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):787-802. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.787
Microfluidic three-dimensional cell culture of stem cells for high-throughput analysis 
Jeong Ah Kim, Soohyun Hong, Won Jong Rhee 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):803-816. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.803
Neural stem cell transplantation therapy for brain ischemic stroke: Review and perspectives 
Gui-Long Zhang, Zhi-Han Zhu, Ye-Zhong Wang 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):817-830. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.817
Basic Study
Unmodified autologous stem cells at point of care for chronic myocardial infarction 
Alexander Haenel, Mohamad Ghosn, Tahereh Karimi, Jody Vykoukal, Dipan Shah, Miguel Valderrabano, Daryl G Schulz, Albert Raizner, Christoph Schmitz, Eckhard U Alt 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):831-858. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.831
Characterization of inflammatory factor-induced changes in mesenchymal stem cell exosomes and sequencing analysis of exosomal microRNAs 
Chen Huang, Wen-Feng Luo, Yu-Feng Ye, Li Lin, Zhe Wang, Ming-Hua Luo, Qi-De Song, Xue-Ping He, Han-Wei Chen, Yi Kong, Yu-Kuan Tang 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):859-890. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.859
Meta-Analysis
Stem cell treatment and cerebral palsy: Systemic review and meta-analysis 
Simone Eggenberger, Céline Boucard, Andreina Schoeberlein, Raphael Guzman, Andreas Limacher, Daniel Surbek, Martin Mueller 
World J Stem Cells 11(10):891-903. Published online Oct 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i10.891