Stem cells deployed for bone repair hijacked by T cells

Yufang Shi, Lixin Wei, Ying Wang, Guangwen Ren

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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a promising source for bone regeneration. Recently, in Nature Medicine, Liu et al. (2011) reported that host lymphocytes secrete IFN-γ and TNF-α to initiate apoptosis of transplanted MSCs and that aspirin can alleviate these effects to improve bone repair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-8
Number of pages3
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 6 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology


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