TITLE

Potential Uses for Cord Blood Mesenchymal Stem Cells

AUTHOR(S)
Zarrabi, Morteza; Mousavi, Seyed Hadi; Abroun, Saeid; Sadeghi, Bahareh
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Cell Journal (Yakhteh);Winter2014, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p274
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Stem cell therapy is a powerful technique for the treatment of a number of diseases. Stem cells are derived from different tissue sources, the most important of which are the bone marrow (BM), umbilical cord (UC) blood and liver. Human UC mesenchymal stem cells (hUC-MSCs) are multipotent, non-hematopoietic stem cells that have the ability to self-renew and differentiate into other cells and tissues such as osteoblasts, adipocytes and chondroblasts. In a number of reports, human and mouse models of disease have hUC-MSCs treatments. In this article, we review studies that pertain to the use of hUC-MSCs as treatment for diseases.
ACCESSION #
92504801

 

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