Umbilical cord stem cells: biological characteristics, approaches to banking and clinical application

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Cell and Organ Transplantology. 2016; 4(2):230-235.
DOI: 10.22494/COT.V4I2.61

Umbilical cord stem cells: biological characteristics, approaches to banking and clinical application

Nasadyuk C. M.
Institute of Cell Therapy, Kyiv, Ukraine

Due to the prominent immunosuppressive and regenerative properties, umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells are the most widely explored in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and posttransplant complications as well as for the facilitation of engraftment of hematopoietic stem cell transplant and cell culturing in vitro. The review presents modern immunophenotypic characterization of the umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells, approaches to isolation, biobanking, and clinical application.

Key words: umbilical cord; mesenchymal stem cells; cell therapy; biobanking

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Nasadyuk CM. Umbilical cord stem cells: biological characteristics, approaches to banking and clinical application. Cell and Organ Transplantology. 2016; 4(2):230-235. doi:10.22494/cot.v4i2.61


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