Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Cotransplantation of MSCs and HSCs

A pilot study by Wu et al. suggests that umbilical cord–derived mesenchymal stem cells (UCMSCs) promote hematopoietic engraftment when cotransplanted with cord blood (CB) cells. The authors make good use of two somatic stem cells, both derived from umbilical cord. Together with the establishment of their UCMSC bank, their trial appears to be potentially meaningful for future development of UCMSC cotransplantation (read more)

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