Autologous plasma rich in growth factors technology for isolation and ex vivo expansion of human dental pulp stem cells for clinical translation

Written by Regenerative Medicine

Eduardo Anitua, Mar Zalduendo and María Troya share a recent study into the use of autologous plasma rich in growth factors as a substitute to fetal bovine serum. This research, which was originally published in Regenerative Medicine, is available free exclusively for RegMedNet members. Stem cell therapy has emerged as an alternative approach for the repair of damaged or lost tissues in a wide variety of diseases. In particular, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are the most promising candidates among adult stem cells due to their accessibility and lack of ethical concerns. Fetal bovine serum (FBS) has long been employed as...

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