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Stem cell-based dental tissue engineering.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20495769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The development of biological and biomaterial sciences profiled tissue engineering as a new and powerful tool for biological replacement of organs. The combination of stem cells and suitable scaffolds is widely used in experiments today, in order to achieve partial or whole organ regeneration. This review focuses on the use of tissue engineering strategies in tooth regeneration, using stem cells and stem cells/scaffold constructs. Although whole tooth regeneration is still not possible, there are promising results. However, to achieve this goal, it is important to understand and further explore the mechanisms underlying tooth development. Only then will we be able to mimic the natural processes with the use of stem cells and tissue engineering techniques.
Petar Zivkovic; Vladimir Petrovic; Stevo Najman; Vladisav Stefanovic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2010-05-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  TheScientificWorldJournal     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1537-744X     ISO Abbreviation:  ScientificWorldJournal     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-24     Completed Date:  2010-08-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101131163     Medline TA:  ScientificWorldJournal     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  901-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
University School of Medicine, Nis, Serbia.
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MeSH Terms
Stem Cells / cytology*
Tissue Engineering*
Tooth / physiology*

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