Barriers in contribution of human mesenchymal stem cells to murine muscle regeneration
Anabel S de la Garza-Rodea, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94609, United States
Hester Boersma, Dirk W van Bekkum, Shoshan Knaän-Shanzer, Virus and Stem Cell Biology Laboratory, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden 2333 ZC, the Netherlands
Cheryl Dambrot, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, United States
Antoine AF de Vries, Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden 2333 ZC, the Netherlands
Author contributions: de la Garza-Rodea AS, Boersma H and Dambrot C performed experiments; de la Garza-Rodea AS, Boersma H, de Vries AAF and Knaän-Shanzer S analyzed the data; de la Garza-Rodea AS, van Bekkum DW and Knaän-Shanzer S designed the study and wrote the manuscript.
Supported by A scholarship to AS de la Garza-Rodea from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico.
Ethics approval: Approval from ethical committee obtained.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Shoshan Knaän-Shanzer, Virus and Stem Cell Biology Laboratory, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Leiden University Medical Center, Einthovenweg 20, Leiden 2333 ZC, the Netherlands. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 25, 2014
Peer-review started: August 26, 2014
First decision: October 14, 2014
Revised: December 27, 2014
Accepted: February 4, 2015
Article in press: February 9, 2015
Published online: May 20, 2015