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Growing evidence indicates that microRNAs (miRNAs) are important mediators of brain development and neurite growth. However, the affected signaling mechanisms are not clearly clarified. In the present study, we confirm that miR-29c is expressed during mice brain development and increases neurite outgrowth via decreasing PTEN expression. We first screen the(More)
The aim of this study is to identify rat nasal septum respiratory mucosa-derived mesenchyme stem cells (RM-MSCs) and to compare its neural lineage differentiation capacity with bone marrow-derived mesenchyme stem cells (BM-MSCs) after a short period of neural induction culture in vitro. The cell morphology was observed with light microscopy; cell(More)
Schwann cell (SC) transplantation as a cell-based therapy can enhance peripheral and central nerve repair experimentally, but it is limited by the donor site morbidity for clinical application. We investigated weather respiratory mucosa stem cells (REMSCs), a kind of ectomesenchymal stem cells (EMSCs), isolated from rat nasal septum can differentiate into(More)
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