Mesenchymal progenitor cells in the human umbilical cord

Abstract

Mesenchymal progenitor or stem cells (MPCs) isolated from fetal blood, liver, and bone marrow are a population of multipotential cells that can proliferate and differentiate into multiple mesodermal tissues including bone, cartilage, muscle, ligament, tendon, fat, and stroma. The objective of this study was to isolate and characterize MPCs in the human… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-004-0918-z

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