A Review of Scientific Productions by Iranian Researchers on Stem Cells in the ISI Database (Pages: 456-458)


Rahim Alijani M.Sc. *, Nooralah Karami M.A. ,

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The purpose of this is to identify the number of scientific papers written about stem cells by Iranian researchers and in this regard to use the results for further stem cell research by Iranian scientists. In this research we have used scientometric method is a single quantitative method. The statistical population of this article includes all articles published by Iranian researchers from the earliest records until the end of 2007 as listed in the ISI database which is the web based version of science citation index (SCI). The results show that A. Ghavamzadeh with 19 articles is the most productive Iranian researcher in the ISI database. The majority of published articles have been written by more than one author. A review of the findings show that Iranian researchers have been successful in stem cell production.