Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells: fat on and blast off by FGF21.

Wan Y. Journal Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;45(3):546-9. doi: 10.1016/j.biocel.2012.12.014. Epub 2012 Dec 25. Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA. yihong.wan@utsouthwestern.edu Abstract Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMMSCs) are multipotent … Continue reading

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Painkillers mobilize blood stem cells

Aspirin-related drugs suggest a way towards more effective stem-cell transplants. Aspirin-like drugs could improve the success of stem-cell transplants for patients with blood or bone-marrow disorders, a study suggests. The compounds coax stem cells from bone marrow into the bloodstream … Continue reading

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PRP as a New Approach to Prevent Infection: Preparation and In vitro Antimicrobial Properties of PRP

Implant-associated infection is becoming more and more challenging to the healthcare industry worldwide due to increasing antibiotic resistance, transmission of antibiotic resistant bacteria between animals and humans, and the high cost of treating infections. In this study, we disclose a … Continue reading

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