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Broadcast is a fundamental operation of wireless ad hoc networks (WANETs) and has widely been studied over the past few decades. However, most existing broadcasting strategies assume nonsleeping wireless nodes and thus are not suitable for uncoordinated duty-cycled WANETs, in which each node periodically switches on and off to save energy. In this paper, we(More)
Engraftment of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) derived from adult bone marrow has been proposed as a potential therapeutic approach for postinfarction left ventricular dysfunction. However, limited cell viability after transplantation into the myocardium has restricted its regenerative capacity. In this study, we genetically modified MSCs with an(More)
Mobile-edge cloud computing is a new paradigm to provide cloud computing capabilities at the edge of pervasive radio access networks in close proximity to mobile users. In this paper, we first study the multi-user computation offloading problem for mobile-edge cloud computing in a multi-channel wireless interference environment. We show that it is NP-hard(More)
OBJECTIVE We tested the hypothesis that intravenously administered human umbilical cord blood (hUCB) cells contribute to repair processes following myocardial infarction. METHODS hUCB mononuclear cells containing 0.11% to 1.1% CD34(+) cells were injected in the tail vein of NOD/scid mice that had (MI+) or had not (MI-) previously undergone ligation of the(More)
Compared with the traditional computing models such as grid computing and cluster computing, a key advantage of Cloud computing is that it provides a practical business model for customers to use remote resources. However, it is challenging for Cloud providers to allocate the pooled computing resources dynamically among the differentiated customers so as to(More)
The possible different therapeutic efficacy of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC) derived from umbilical cord blood (CB), adipose tissue (AT) or bone marrow (BM) for the treatment of myocardial infarction (MI) remains unexplored. This study was to assess the regenerative potential of hMSC from different origins and to evaluate the role of CD105 in cardiac(More)
We investigated the kinetics of human mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) after intravascular administration into SCID mouse cremaster vasculature by intravital microscopy. MSCs were injected into abdominal aorta through left femoral artery at two different concentrations (1 x 10(6) or 0.2 x 10(6) cell). Arterial blood velocity decrease by 60 and 18% 1 min after(More)
OBJECTIVE The regenerative potential of endothelial and hematopoietic progenitor cells in the heart may vary according to their origin. This study was designed to compare the functional effects of CD133+ cells from human cord blood and bone marrow in a mouse model of myocardial injury. METHODS 5 x 10(5) CD133+ cells from bone marrow (BM(CD133)) or cord(More)