Mesenchymal stem cells rescue acute hepatic failure by polarizing M2 macrophages
Yan-Wei Li, Chong Zhang, Qiu-Ju Sheng, Han Bai, Yang Ding, Xiao-Guang Dou, Department of Infectious Diseases, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110022, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Li YW, Zhang C, Sheng QJ, Bai H, Ding Y, and Dou XG substantially contributed to the conception and design of the study and acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of the data; all authors drafted the article, made critical revisions related to the intellectual content of the manuscript, and approved the final version of the article to be published.
Supported by Liaoning Provincial Science and Technology Key Project for Translational Medicine, No. 2014225020; Outstanding Scientific Fund of Shengjing Hospital, No. 201102; and Liaoning Provincial Science and Technology Key Project for Translational Medicine, No. 2016509.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University Institutional Review Board.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: All procedures involving animals were reviewed and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of the Ethics Committee of Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University Institutional. (IACUC protocol number: 2016PS248K).
Conflict-of-interest statement: To the best of our knowledge, no conflict of interest exists.
Data sharing statement: The technical appendix, statistical code and dataset are available from the first author Yan-Wei Li at firstname.lastname@example.org. All the participants gave informed consent for data sharing.
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Correspondence to: Xiao-Guang Dou, PhD, Chief Doctor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, NO.39 Huaxiang Road, Shenyang 110022, Liaoning Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: August 31, 2017
Peer-review started: September 3, 2017
First decision: September 20, 2017
Revised: October 1, 2017
Accepted: November 1, 2017
Article in press: November 1, 2017
Published online: December 7, 2017