matrix stem cell


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matrix stem cell

A stem cell derived from Wharton's jelly.
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Previous study found that human umbilical cord matrix stem cells could be successfully xenotransplanted into immunocompetent rats with little or no host immune response [27].
Similarly, previous studies demonstrated that human placenta-derived multipotent cells [41], umbilical cord matrix stem cells [17], and mesenchymal stromal cells derived from umbilical cord Wharton's jelly [10] were not yet fully differentiated into mature hepatocytes because AFP expression was still detected in the differentiated cells throughout the induction period.
Sokal, "Native umbilical cord matrix stem cells express hepatic markers and differentiate into hepatocyte-like cells," Gastroenterology, vol.