Spatiotemporal expression pattern of neuroepithelial stem cell marker nestin suggests a role in dermal homeostasis, neovasculogenesis, and tumor stroma development: a study on embryonic and adult human skin.


BACKGROUND Whereas keratinocytic bulge stem cells are well characterized, comparably little is known about cutaneous mesenchymal stem cells. The follicular connective tissue sheath is proposed as a niche for dermal stem cells. OBJECTIVE Because the neuroepithelial stem cell marker nestin represents a marker for mesenchymal stem cells in various tissues… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2009.07.013


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