Mesenchymal stromal cell secretome in liver failure: Perspectives on COVID-19 infection treatment
Cinzia Maria Chinnici, Giovanna Russelli, Matteo Bulati, Vitale Miceli, Alessia Gallo, Rosalia Busà, Pier Giulio Conaldi, Gioacchin Iannolo, Department of Research, Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies (IRCCS-ISMETT), Palermo 90127, Italy
Cinzia Maria Chinnici, Department of Regenerative Medicine, Fondazione Ri.MED, Palermo 90127, Italy
Rosaria Tinnirello, Neuroscience Unit, CNR Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology, Palermo 90146, Italy
Author contributions: Chinnici CM, Russelli G, Bulati M, Miceli V, Gallo A, Busà R, Tinnirello R, Conaldi PG and Iannolo G conducted the research and edited all drafts of the manuscript.
Supported by UPMC International, Pittsburg, United States, No. I0000026; Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, Rome, Italy, No. CTN01_00177_888744; and PO FESR Sicilia 2014/2020 Azione 1.1.5 Project (Prometeo), No. 08PA8610200270.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare having no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Gioacchin Iannolo, PhD, Research Scientist, Department of Research, Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies (IRCCS-ISMETT), Via Ernesto Tricomi, 5, Palermo 90127, Italy. email@example.com
Received: January 27, 2021
Peer-review started: January 27, 2021
First decision: February 24, 2021
Revised: March 5, 2021
Accepted: April 5, 2021
Article in press: April 5, 2021
Published online: May 7, 2021