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Induced-pluripotent stem cells seeded acellular peripheral nerve graft as “autologous nerve graft”

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The hypothesis is that induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) derived Schwann cells and/or macrophages can be transplanted into acellular nerve graft in repairing injured nervous system. The efficiency of iPSC seeded acellular nerve graft may mimic the autologous peripheral nerve graft.

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Li, J. , Gao, G. and Yuan, T. (2010) Induced-pluripotent stem cells seeded acellular peripheral nerve graft as “autologous nerve graft”. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3, 83-84. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2010.31012.


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