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Chaichana, K., Zamora-Berridi, G., Camara-Quintana, J., Quiñones-Hinojosa, A., 2006. Neurosphere Assays: Growth Factors and Hormone Differences in Tumor and Non-tumor Studies. Stem Cells.

Jackson, E.L., Garcia-Verdugo, J.M., Gil-Perotin, S., Roy, M., Quiñones-Hinojosa, A., VandenBerg, S., Alvarez-Buylla, A., 2006. PDGFR alpha-positive B cells are neural stem cells in the adult SVZ that form glioma-like growths in response to increased PDGF signaling. Neuron 51, 187-199.

Quiñones-Hinojosa, A., Sanai, N., Soriano-Navarro, M., Gonzalez-Perez, O., Mirzadeh, Z., Gil-Perotin, S., Romero-Rodriguez, R., Berger, M.S., Garcia-Verdugo, J.M., Alvarez-Buylla, A., 2006. Cellular composition and cytoarchitecture of the adult human subventricular zone: a niche of neural stem cells. J Comp Neurol 494, 415-434.

Sanai, N., Tramontin, A.D., Quiñones-Hinojosa, A., Barbaro, N.M., Gupta, N., Kunwar, S., Lawton, M.T., McDermott, M.W., Parsa, A.T., Manuel-Garcia Verdugo, J., Berger, M.S., Alvarez-Buylla, A., 2004. Unique astrocyte ribbon in adult human brain contains neural stem cells but lacks chain migration. Nature 427, 740-744.

Edited Books:

"Stem Cell Opportunities in Neurosurgery"
Topic Editors: Charles Liu & A Quiñones-Hinojosa. Neurosurgical Focus Volume 19:3, September 2005

"Stem Cells in Neurosurgery"
Topic Editors: A Quiñones-Hinojosa & Nader Sanai. Neurosurgical Clin of North America, Jan 2007 (in press)


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