Similarities and differences between mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells derived from various human tissues
Urszula Kozlowska, Agnieszka Krawczenko, Katarzyna Futoma, Aleksandra Klimczak, Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw 53-114, Poland
Tomasz Jurek, Marta Rorat, Department of Forensic Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw 50-345, Poland
Dariusz Patrzalek, Faculty of Health Science, Department of Physiotherapy, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw 50-367, Poland
Author contributions: Kozlowska U performed the majority of experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper; Krawczenko A, and Futoma K contributed to experiment preparation and acquisition and interpretation of data; Jurek T, Rorat M, and Patrzalek D contributed to material and data acquisition; Klimczak A designed the study, analyzed data, and wrote the paper.
Supported by the National Science Center, No. N407121940; and by the Wroclaw Centre of Biotechnology, the Leading National Research Centre (KNOW) program for the years 2014-2018.
Institutional review board statement: Research was performed using human samples and was approved by the institutional review board of the Bioethics Committee of Wroclaw Medical University No. KB-746/2012 and No. KB 201/2016.
Institutional review board statement: The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Approval Form is not applicable for the manuscript. Studies were not performed on animal models.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Aleksandra Klimczak, DSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Biology of Stem and Neoplastic Cells, Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy Polish Academy of Sciences, Rudolfa Weigla 12 Street, Wroclaw 53-114, Poland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 27, 2018
Peer-review started: October 27, 2018
First decision: November 15, 2018
Revised: December 3, 2018
Accepted: January 26, 2019
Article in press: January 26, 2019
Published online: June 26, 2019