Mechanisms of action of neuropeptide Y on stem cells and its potential applications in orthopaedic disorders
Jian-Qun Wu, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Huadu District People’s Hospital, Guangzhou 510800, Guangdong Province, China
Nan Jiang, Bin Yu, Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Orthopedics, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Nan Jiang, Bin Yu, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bone and Cartilage Regenerative Medicine, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Wu JQ and Jiang N contributed equally to this study; Jiang N and Yu B contributed to the conception and design; Wu JQ contributed to the literature search; Wu JQ and Jiang N wrote the paper; all authors contributed to the critical revision and approval of the final version.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81830079; Guangzhou Health Science and Technology Project, No. 20191A011116; and Science and Technology Project of Guangzhou Huadu District, No. 18-HDWS-003.
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Corresponding author: Bin Yu, MD, PhD, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, No. 1838 North Guangzhou Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China. email@example.com
Received: March 25, 2020
Peer-review started: March 25, 2020
First decision: April 29, 2020
Revised: May 25, 2020
Accepted: June 2, 2020
Article in press: June 2, 2020
Published online: September 26, 2020