Mechanisms of muscle stem cell expansion with cytokines.

@article{Deasy2002MechanismsOM,
  title={Mechanisms of muscle stem cell expansion with cytokines.},
  author={Bridget M. Deasy and Z Qu-Peterson and Joel S. Greenberger and Johnny Huard},
  journal={Stem cells},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={50-60}
}
Stem cell expansion and proliferation are important for cell transplantation and stem cell-mediated applications. While we have demonstrated that muscle stem cells can be obtained from adult skeletal muscle tissue, these cells represent only a small percentage of the muscle-derived cells and require in vitro expansion for successful stem cell-mediated therapies. In this study, we have examined the potential of several cytokines to stimulate stem cell growth by combining a non-exponential… CONTINUE READING

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