Matrix Cells from Wharton's Jelly Form Neurons and Glia

@article{Mitchell2003MatrixCF,
  title={Matrix Cells from Wharton's Jelly Form Neurons and Glia},
  author={K. Mitchell and M. Weiss and B. M. Mitchell and Phillip Martin and D. Davis and L. Morales and B. Helwig and Mark Beerenstrauch and K. Abou-Easa and Tammi Hildreth and D. Troyer},
  journal={STEM CELLS},
  year={2003},
  volume={21}
}
We have identified an easily attainable source of primitive, potentially multipotent stem cells from Wharton's jelly, the matrix of umbilical cord. Wharton's jelly cells have been propagated in culture for more than 80 population doublings. Several markers for stem cells, including c‐kit (CD117), and telomerase activity are expressed in these cells. Treatment with basic fibroblast growth factor overnight and low‐serum media plus butylated hydroxyanisole and dimethylsulfoxide induced Wharton's… Expand
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