Details of our cell labeling techniques are published as videos and can be accessed via the following links

Labeling Stem Cells with Fluorescent Dyes for Non-invasive Detection with Optical Imaging., J Vis Exp. 2008 Apr 2;(14). pii: 686. doi: 10.3791/686. PMCID: 2582850

Labeling hESCs and hMSCs with Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for non-invasive in vivo tracking with MR imaging., J Vis Exp. 2008 Mar 31;(13). pii: 685. doi: 10.3791/685. PMCID: 2586865

Implantation of Ferumoxides labeled human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Cartilage defects. J Vis Exp. 2010 Apr 5(38), 2010 pii: 1793. doi: 10.3791/1793, PMCID: PMC2900275

Labeling Stem Cells with Ferumoxytol, an FDA-Approved Iron Oxide Nanoparticle. J. Vis. Exp. 2011 Nov 4(57), 2011 pii: 3482. doi: 10.3791/3482, PMCID: pending

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