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Induction of TrkB by retinoic acid mediates biologic responsiveness to BDNF and differentiation of human neuroblastoma cells
Retinoic acid (RA) induces the neuronal differentiation of many human neuroblastoma cell lines. In this study, we show that RA treatment of neuroblastoma cells induces the expression of TrkB, the… Expand
Platelet-derived growth factors enhance proliferation of human stromal stem cells.
Studies on new procedures for bone reconstruction suggest that autologous cells seeded on a resorbable scaffold can improve the treatment of bone defects. It is important to develop culture… Expand
CTLA‐4 is constitutively expressed on tumor cells and can trigger apoptosis upon ligand interaction
- Elisabetta Contardi, G. Palmisano, +15 authors M. Pistillo
- Medicine, Biology
- International journal of cancer
- 20 November 2005
CTLA‐4 (CD152) is a cell surface receptor that behaves as a negative regulator of the proliferation and the effector function of T cells. We have previously shown that CTLA‐4 is also expressed on… Expand
Bone reconstruction of large defects using bone marrow derived autologous stem cells.
- E. Lucarelli, D. Donati, A. Cenacchi, P. M. Fornasari
- Transfusion and apheresis science : official…
- 1 April 2004
Bone is a tissue that has the ability to heal itself when fractured. Occasionally, a critical defect can be formed when part of the bone is lost or excised, in this case the bone fails to heal and… Expand
Ultrastructural Characteristics of Human Mesenchymal Stromal (Stem) Cells Derived from Bone Marrow and Term Placenta
- G. Pasquinelli, P. Tazzari, +9 authors E. Lucarelli
- Medicine, Biology
- Ultrastructural pathology
- 1 January 2007
Human mesenchymal stromal (stem) cells (hMSCs) isolated from adult bone marrow (BM-hMSCs) as well as amnion (AM-hMSCs) and chorion (CM-hMSCs) term placenta leaves were studied by transmission… Expand
A recently developed bifacial platelet-rich fibrin matrix.
- E. Lucarelli, R. Beretta, +8 authors D. Donati
- Chemistry, Medicine
- European cells & materials
- 1 July 2010
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is used clinically in liquid or gel form to promote tissue repair. Because of the poor mechanical properties, conventional PRP is often difficult to handle when used in… Expand
Seven BMPs and all their receptors are simultaneously expressed in osteosarcoma cells.
- Giuliana Gobbi, L. Sangiorgi, +12 authors P. Carinci
- Medicine, Biology
- International journal of oncology
Members of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) family and their receptors (BMPRs and activin receptors-ActRs) promote the development of bones with a fine regulation of their expression. Mutations… Expand
Allogeneic Adipose Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Combination with Platelet Rich Plasma are Safe and Effective in the Therapy of Superficial Digital Flexor Tendonitis in the Horse
- S. Ricco, S. Renzi, +7 authors S. Grolli
- International journal of immunopathology and…
- 1 January 2013
Overstrain tendonitis are common pathologies in the sport horses. Therapeutic approaches to tendon healing do not always result in a satisfactory anatomical and functional repair, and healed tendon… Expand
Effect of mesenchymal stem cells and platelet-rich plasma on the healing of standardized bone defects in the alveolar ridge: a comparative histomorphometric study in minipigs.
- F. Pieri, E. Lucarelli, +5 authors C. Marchetti
- Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery…
- 1 February 2009
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to test the effect of the combination of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) incorporated into a fluorohydroxyapatite (FHA) scaffold on… Expand
Dose-dependent effect of adipose-derived adult stem cells on vertical bone regeneration in rabbit calvarium.
Previous in vivo studies have shown a limited potential for vertical bone regeneration using osteoconductive scaffolds alone. In the present study, we investigated whether the association of… Expand