Exosomes derived from stem cells as an emerging therapeutic strategy for intervertebral disc degeneration
Zhi-Lei Hu, Hai-Yin Li, Xian Chang, Yue-Yang Li, Chen-Hao Liu, Xiao-Xin Gao, Yu Zhai, Chang-Qing Li, Department of Orthopedics, Xinqiao Hospital, Army Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, China
Yu-Xuan Chen, Center of Traumatic Orthopedics, People's Liberation Army 990 Hospital, Xinyang 46400, Henan Province, China
Author contributions: Hu ZL wrote the paper; Li HY, Chang X, Li YY, Liu CH, Gao XX, Zhai Y, Chen YX, and Li CQ collected the data.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81572208.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Authors declare no conflict of interests for this article.
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Corresponding author: Chang-Qing Li, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Director, Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Xinqiao Hospital, Army Military Medical University, Xinqiao Main Street, Shapingba District, Chongqing 400037, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 27, 2020
Peer-review started: February 27, 2020
First decision: May 26, 2020
Revised: June 9, 2020
Accepted: July 5, 2020
Article in press: July 5, 2020
Published online: August 26, 2020