• Publications

    1. Thomson JA., Itskovitz-Eldor J, Shapiro SS, Waknitz MA, Swiergiel JJ, Marshall VS, Jones JM. Embryonic stem cell lines derived from human blastocysts. Science 282, 1145-1147 1998 [erratum in Science (1998) 282, 1827]  
    2. Itskovitz-Eldor J, Schuldiner M, Karsenti D, Eden E, Yanuka O, Amit M, Soreq H, and Benvenisty N. Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into embryoid bodies comprising the three embryonic germ layers. Mol Med 6:88-95, 2000.  
    3. Amit M, Carpenter MK, Inokuma MS, Chiu CP, Harris CP, Waknitz MA, Itskovitz-Eldor J, and Thomson JA. Clonally derived human embryonic stem cells lines maintain pluripotency and proliferative potential for prolonged periods of culture. Dev Biol 227:271-278, 2000. 
    4. Kehat I, Karsenti D, Segev S, Druckmann M, Amit M, Gepstein A, Livne A, Binah O, Itskovitz-Eldor J, and Gepstein L. Human embryonic stem cells can differentiate into myocytes with structural and functional properties of cardiomyocytes. J Clin Invest 108:407-414, 2001.
    5. Amit M, Margulets V, Segev H, Shariki K, Laevsky I, Coleman R, and Itskovitz-Eldor J. Human feeder layers for human embryonic stem cells. Biol Reprod 68: 2150-2156, 2003.
    6. Amit M, Shariki K, Margulets V,  and Itskovitz-Eldor J. Feeder and serum-free culture system for human embryonic stem cells. Biol Reprod 70:837-845, 2004.
    7. Amit M, Winkler M, Menke S, Bruning E, Itskovitz-Eldor J, Denner J, Ulrich M. No evidence for infection of human embryonic stem cells by feeder cell-derived murine leukemia viruses (MLV). Stem Cells 23(6):761-71, 2005.
    8. The International Stem Cell Initiative*, Adewumi O, Aflatoonian B, Ahrlund-Richter L, Amit M,  et al.  Characterization of human embryonic stem cell lines by the International Stem Cell Initiative. Nat Biotechnol. 25(7):803-16, 2007. 
    9. Amit M, Chebath J, Marguletz V, Laevsky I, Miropolsky Y, Shariki K, Peri M, Revel M, Itskovitz-Eldor J. Suspension culture of undifferentiated human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cells Reviews and Reports. 6(2):248-259, 2010.
    10. Yirme G, Amit M, laevsky I, Osenberg S, Itskovitz-Eldor J. Establishing a dynamic process for the formation, propagation and differentiation of human embryoid bodies. Stem Cells and Development, 17(6):1227-1241, 2008.
    11. Michal Amit, Ilana Laevsky, Yael Miropolsky, Kohava Shariki, Meital Peri, Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor.. Dynamic suspension culture for scalable expansion of undifferentiated human pluripotent stem cells. Nature Protocols, 2011; 6(5): 572-579.
    12. Novak A, Amit M, Ziv T, Segev H, Fishman B, Admon A, Itskovitz-Eldor J. Proteomics Profiling of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in the Early Differentiation Stage. Stem Cells Reviews and Reports 2012, 8(1):137-149.

    Amit M, Itskovitz-Eldor J. Atlas on Human Pluripotent Stem Cells – Derivation and Culturing. Series: Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. Turksen (Ed), Springer 2012