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Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis.

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Cell Transplant. 2010 Aug 18; Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis. Authors: Chang JW, Hung SP, Wu HH, Wu WM, Yang AH, Tsai HL, Yang LY, Lee OK Msenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been shown to possess immuno-modulatory properties. Systemic lupus erythematosus…

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ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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Bone Marrow Transplant. 2007 Mar;39(6):317-29 ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Authors: Statkute L, Verda L, Oyama Y, Traynor A, Villa M, Shook T, Clifton R, Jovanovic B, Satkus J, Loh Y, Quigley K, Yaung K,…

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Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation–an evolving treatment for severe autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, neurology and gastroenterology.

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Hematology. 2007 Jun;12(3):179-91 Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation–an evolving treatment for severe autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, neurology and gastroenterology. Authors: Kapoor S, Wilson AG, Sharrack B, Lobo A, Akil M, Sun L, Dalley CD, Snowden JA The concept of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) to treat severe autoimmune diseases…

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The use of stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

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Braz J Med Biol Res. 2007 Dec;40(12):1579-97 The use of stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Authors: Rosa SB, Voltarelli JC, Chies JA, Pranke P Autoimmune diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of conditions commonly treated with anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressant and immunomodulating drugs, with satisfactory results in most cases. Nevertheless,…

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Technology Insight: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic rheumatic disease.

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Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 2008 Apr;4(4):184-91 Technology Insight: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic rheumatic disease. Authors: Nikolov NP, Pavletic SZ Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) have the capacity for self-renewal and the potential to differentiate into all types of hematopoietic and immune system cells. These features have been successfully used…

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Mesenchymal stem cells: Stem cell therapy perspectives for type 1 diabetes.

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Diabetes Metab. 2009 Apr;35(2):85-93. Epub 2009 Feb 20. Mesenchymal stem cells: Stem cell therapy perspectives for type 1 diabetes. Vija L, Farge D, Gautier JF, Vexiau P, Dumitrache C, Bourgarit A, Verrecchia F, Larghero J. Source Inserm U697, Paris, France. Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent non-haematopoietic progenitor cells…

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Multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells for autoimmune diseases: teaching new dogs old tricks.

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Multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells for autoimmune diseases: teaching new dogs old tricks. Tyndall A, Uccelli A. Source Department of Rheumatology, University of Basel, University Rheumatology Clinic, Basel, Switzerland. alan.tyndall@fps-basel.ch Abstract MSCs, otherwise known as multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells, are being examined for the treatment of autoimmune disease (AD) on the…

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Diffuse alopecia with stem cell folliculitis: chronic diffuse alopecia areata or a distinct entity?

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Am J Dermatopathol. 1999 Feb;21(1):46-50. Diffuse alopecia with stem cell folliculitis: chronic diffuse alopecia areata or a distinct entity? Kossard S. Source Skin and Cancer Foundation, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia. Abstract A 34-year-old woman presented with an 8-year history of slowly progressive diffuse nonscarring alopecia with loss of hair density. Scalp…

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Potential involvement of the stem cell factor receptor c-kit in alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia: histopathological, immunohistochemical, and semiquantitative investigations.

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Acta Histochem Cytochem. 2010 Feb 27;43(1):9-17. Epub 2010 Feb 26. Potential involvement of the stem cell factor receptor c-kit in alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia: histopathological, immunohistochemical, and semiquantitative investigations. Ashrafuzzaman M, Yamamoto T, Shibata N, Hirayama TT, Kobayashi M. Source Department of Pathology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan….

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