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Human menstrual blood: a renewable and sustainable source of stem cells for regenerative medicine

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Stem cells (SCs) play an important role in autologous and even allogenic applications. Menstrual blood discharge has been identified as a valuable source of SCs which are referred to as menstrual blood-derived stem cells (MenSCs). Compared to SCs from bone marrow and adipose tissues, MenSCs come from body discharge and obtaining them is non-invasive to the body, they are easy to collect, and there are no ethical concerns. There is, hence, a growing interest in the functions of MenSCs and thei...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13287-018-1067-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Engineering Science
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5216-2421
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Stem Cell Research and Therapy More from this journal
Volume:
9
Article number:
325
Publication date:
2018-11-21
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EISSN:
1757-6512
Pmid:
30463587
Language:
English
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pubs:948291
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uuid:05d2aa39-ef9f-456d-8fa7-5499e6b4374c
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pubs:948291
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948291
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2019-07-05

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