In vitro generation of type-II pneumocytes can be initiated in human CD34+ stem cells

@article{Srikanth2015InVG,
  title={In vitro generation of type-II pneumocytes can be initiated in human CD34+ stem cells},
  author={Lokanathan Srikanth and Katari Venkatesh and Manne Mudhu Sunitha and Pasupuleti Santhosh Kumar and C. Chandrasekhar and Bhuma Vengamma and Potukuchi Venkata Gurunadha Krishna Sarma},
  journal={Biotechnology Letters},
  year={2015},
  volume={38},
  pages={237-242}
}
ObjectivesHuman CD34+ stem cells differentiated into type-II pneumocytes in Dulbecco’s modified Eagle medium (DMEM) having hydrocortisone, insulin, fibroblast growth factor (FGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF) and bovine serum albumin (BSA), expressing surfactant proteins-B (SP-B) and C (SP-C), alkaline phosphatase (ALP) and lysozyme.ResultsFACS-enumerated pure CD34+ cells, isolated from human peripheral blood, were cultured in DMEM and showed positive reaction with anti-human CD34 monoclonal… 
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