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Mesenchymal Stem Cells and the Lung.
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PMID:  23316733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are a population of tissue resident adult progenitor cells which were originally identified in bone marrow, but have now been identified in many organs including the lung. Although their precise role in organ function remains incompletely defined, mounting evidence suggests that they are an important component of the parenchymal progenitor cell niche and orchestrate organ homeostasis and repair following injury. In this review we will outline what is known about MSC biology with particular emphasis on lung biology, and also highlight the therapeutic potential of MSC-based cell therapy.
Authors:
Kenneth Sinclair; Stephanie T Yerkovich; Daniel C Chambers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respirology (Carlton, Vic.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1440-1843     ISO Abbreviation:  Respirology     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9616368     Medline TA:  Respirology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013 The Authors. Respirology © 2013 Asian Pacific Society of Respirology.
Affiliation:
Queensland Lung Transplant Service, The Prince Charles Hospital; School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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