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The meso-angioblast: a multipotent, self-renewing cell that originates from the dorsal aorta and differentiates into most mesodermal tissues.
We have previously reported the origin of a class of skeletal myogenic cells from explants of dorsal aorta. This finding disagrees with the known origin of all skeletal muscle from somites and hasExpand
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Polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN) promotes human osteoblast proliferation: a new proposal for bone tissue repair.
Several researchers have recently shed new light upon the importance of extracellular nucleotides and nucleosides to stimulate cells growth. PDRN, a mixture of deoxyribonucleotides polymers ofExpand
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The volatile fraction of cigarette smoke induces alterations in the human gingival fibroblast cytoskeleton.
Several in vitro investigations have indicated that the particulate phase of cigarette smoke, such as nicotine, affects many cell types, including gingival fibroblasts. However, few studies have beenExpand
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An improved method for β-galactosidase activity detection on muscle tissue. A light and electron microscopic study
Summary In the present study we describe a method for the histochemical demonstration of bacterial β-D-galactosidase activity on skeletal muscle tissue processed for light and transmission electronExpand
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Volatile components of cigarette smoke: effect of acrolein and acetaldehyde on human gingival fibroblasts in vitro.
BACKGROUND Tobacco and some of its volatile and non-volatile components have been found to affect many types of cells including gingival fibroblasts. Since normal gingival fibroblast functioning isExpand
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Magic-Factor 1, a Partial Agonist of Met, Induces Muscle Hypertrophy by Protecting Myogenic Progenitors from Apoptosis
Background Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF) is a pleiotropic cytokine of mesenchymal origin that mediates a characteristic array of biological activities including cell proliferation, survival,Expand
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Human gingival fibroblast cytoskeleton is a target for volatile smoke components.
BACKGROUND Several in vitro investigations have indicated that the particulate phase of cigarette smoke as nicotine affects many cell types including gingival fibroblasts, but few studies haveExpand
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Skeletal myogenic progenitors in the endothelium of lung and yolk sac.
We previously showed that clonable skeletal myogenic cells can be derived from the embryonic aorta but become very rare in the more mature and structured fetal aorta. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Microtubules and vimentin associated filaments (VIFs) in cultured human gingival fibroblasts (HGFs) after exposure to acrolein and acetaldehyde.
Tobacco smoke, particularly its non-volatile fraction e. g. nicotine, is considered to be a major risk factor for the development and progression of periodontal disease. The purpose of this study hasExpand
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Ultrastructural changes in human gingival fibroblasts in vitro after exposure to vapour phase smoke components.
Tobacco and some of its volatile and non-volatile components have been found to affect many types of cells including gingival fibroblasts. Because normal gingival fibroblast functioning isExpand
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