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BACKGROUND The discovery of the pluripotent stem cells made the prospect of cell therapy and tissue regeneration a clinical reality, especially with the evidence of contribution of the stem cells of bone marrow origin in hepatic regeneration. Infusion of bone marrow stem cells before trans-arterial chemoembolization may help to increase liver volume and(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess zinc (Zn) and vitamin D (Vit. D) status in chronic Hepatitis C virus- (HCV) infected patients and their relationship to interleukin- (IL-) 17 and disease severity and then investigate whether Zn and Vit. D3 modulate IL-17 expression in chronic HCV patients. METHODS Seventy patients and fifty healthy subjects were investigated. Serum(More)
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