Wharton jelly

Whar·ton jel·ly

the mucoid (mucouslike) connective tissue of the umbilical cord.
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Whar·ton jel·ly

(wōr'tŏn jel'ē)
The mucoid connective tissue of the umbilical cord.
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Wharton jelly

The gelatinous intercellular material of the umbilical cord; it consists of collagen, mucin, and hyaluronic acid. It is rich in hyaluronic acid, and in primitive stem cells.
Synonym: umbilical cord matrix
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Wharton,

Thomas, English anatomist and physician, 1614-1673.
Wharton duct - of the salivary gland. Synonym(s): submandibular duct
Wharton jelly - the mucous connective tissue of the umbilical cord.
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Therefore, neonatal derived MSCs like Wharton jelly, placenta, umbilical cord blood, are considered primitive than those obtained from other tissues with higher proliferation and expansion potential.
Vasandan, "Pro-inflammatory cytokines, IFN[gamma] and TNF[alpha], influence immune properties of human bone marrow and Wharton jelly mesenchymal stem cells differentially," PLoS One, vol.
Polar body and metaphase plate were removed with the aid of micromanipulators, and then only one Wharton jelly's cell or skin fibroblast between third and tenth passages was injected into the perivitelline space.
Their study shows the ability of Wharton jelly mesenschymal stem cells to turn to oral-mucosa or skin-regeneration epithelia.
Neuron-like cells differentiated from Wharton jelly of the umbilical cord were also transplanted to the A[beta]PP/PS1 mouse.
Their study shows that Wharton jelly mesenschymal stem cells can be transformed into oral mucosa or skin regeneration epithelia.
Their study shows that Wharton jelly mesenchymal stem cells can be transformed into oral mucosa or skin regeneration epithelia.
Ma, "Human umbilical cord Wharton jelly cells promote extra-pancreatic insulin formation and repair of renal damage in STZ-induced diabetic mice," Cell Communication and Signaling, vol.

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