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Cell differentiation and proliferation

This section will consider submissions with a focus on cell culture, growth and differentiation, including stem and germ cells, multipotency and tumor invasion.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Environmental factors are important for stem cell lineage specification, and increasing evidence indicates that the nanoscale geometry/topography of the extracellular matrix (ECM) directs stem cell fate. Recen...

    Authors: Yan Chen, Di Zeng, Lu Ding, Xiao-Li Li, Xiong-Tao Liu, Wen-Ju Li, Ting Wei, Song Yan, Jiang-Hui Xie, Li Wei and Qiang-Sun Zheng

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2015 16:22

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) can be obtained from potentially any tissue from the human body, but cells purified from different sources are undoubtedly different, and for each medical application, the MSC w...

    Authors: Paola Romina Amable, Marcus Vinicius Telles Teixeira, Rosana Bizon Vieira Carias, José Mauro Granjeiro and Radovan Borojevic

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:46

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    Basement matrices such as Matrigel™ and Geltrex™ are used in a variety of cell culture assays of anchorage-dependent differentiation including endothelial cell tube formation assays. The volumes of matrix reco...

    Authors: Ashton Faulkner, Robert Purcell, Andrew Hibbert, Sally Latham, Scott Thomson, Wendy L Hall, Caroline Wheeler-Jones and David Bishop-Bailey

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:41

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  4. Content type: Methodology article

    Endothelial-mesenchymal transition (EndoMT) has been shown to be a major source of myofibroblasts, contributing to kidney fibrosis. However, in vitro study of endothelial cells often relies on culture of isolated...

    Authors: Ye Zhao, Hong Zhao, Yun Zhang, Tania Tsatralis, Qi Cao, Ya Wang, Yiping Wang, Yuan Min Wang, Steve I Alexander, David C Harris and Guoping Zheng

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:40

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have the potential to differentiate into specialized cell lineages such as osteoblasts and adipocytes in vitro. There exists a reciprocal relationship between osteogenic and adipogen...

    Authors: Sooho Lee, Hee-Yeon Cho, Hang Thi Thuy Bui and Dongchul Kang

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:42

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Resistance to chemotherapy represents a major obstacle in correcting colorectal carcinomas (CRC). Inspite of recent advances in the treatment of metastatic disease, the prognosis of the patients remains poor. ...

    Authors: Asif Khurshid Qazi, Aashiq Hussain, Mushtaq A Aga, Shakir Ali, Subhash Chandra Taneja, Parduman Raj Sharma, Ajit Kumar Saxena, Dilip M Mondhe and Abid Hamid

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:36

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The bone marrow is a hematopoietic tissue that, in the presence of cytokines and growth factors, generates all of the circulating blood cells. These cells are important for protecting the organism against path...

    Authors: Bruno José Martins da Silva, Ana Paula D Rodrigues, Luis Henrique S Farias, Amanda Anastácia P Hage, Jose Luiz M Do Nascimento and Edilene O Silva

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:37

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Acacia honey is a natural product which has proven to have therapeutic effects on skin wound healing, but its potential healing effects in corneal wound healing have not been studied. This study aimed to explo...

    Authors: Choy Ker-Woon, Norzana Abd Ghafar, Chua Kien Hui and Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:19

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Polycomb Group (PcG) proteins are chromatin modifiers involved in early embryonic development as well as in proliferation of adult stem cells and cancer cells. PcG proteins form large repressive complexes term...

    Authors: Prasad Pethe, Punam Nagvenkar and Deepa Bhartiya

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:18

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  10. Content type: Methodology article

    The domestic pig is an excellent animal model to study human microbial diseases due to its similarity to humans in terms of anatomy, physiology, and genetics. We assessed the suitability of an in vitro air-liquid...

    Authors: Mario Delgado-Ortega, Michel Olivier, Pierre-Yves Sizaret, Gaëlle Simon and François Meurens

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:14

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  11. Content type: Methodology article

    Some studies demonstrated therapeutic angiogenesis attributable to the effects of endothelial progenitor cells (EPC), others have reported disappointing results. This may be due to the fact that EPC population...

    Authors: Andreas Brandl, Quan Yuan, Anja M Boos, Justus P Beier, Andreas Arkudas, Ulrich Kneser, Raymund E Horch and Oliver Bleiziffer

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:12

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  12. Content type: Research article

    In the setting of liver injury hepatic progenitor cells are activated, counterbalancing the inhibited regenerative capacity of mature hepatocytes. Chronic activation of this compartment may give rise to a subs...

    Authors: Gianmarco Villano, Cristian Turato, Santina Quarta, Mariagrazia Ruvoletto, Francesco Ciscato, Liliana Terrin, Rossella Semeraro, Claudia Paternostro, Maurizio Parola, Domenico Alvaro, Paolo Bernardi, Angelo Gatta and Patrizia Pontisso

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:5

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Epigenetic regulation is known to affect gene expression, and recent research shows that aberrant DNA methylation patterning and histone modifications may play a role in leukemogenesis. In order to highlight t...

    Authors: Rūta Navakauskienė, Veronika V Borutinskaitė, Gražina Treigytė, Jūratė Savickienė, Dalius Matuzevičius, Dalius Navakauskas and Karl-Eric Magnusson

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:4

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  14. Content type: Research article

    A good in vitro model should approximate an in vivo-like behavior as closely as possible in order to reflect most likely the in vivo situation. Regarding renal physiology of different species, humans are more clo...

    Authors: Alexandra H Heussner and Daniel R Dietrich

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:55

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal stem cells have properties that make them amenable to therapeutic use. However, the acceptance of mesenchymal stem cells in clinical practice requires standardized techniques for their specific iso...

    Authors: Andrew Wetzig, Ayodele Alaiya, Monther Al-Alwan, Christian Benedict Pradez, Manogaran S Pulicat, Amer Al-Mazrou, Zakia Shinwari, Ghida Majed Sleiman, Hazem Ghebeh, Hind Al-Humaidan, Ameera Gaafar, Imaduddin Kanaan and Chaker Adra

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:54

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  16. Content type: Research article

    THO (Suppressors of the transcriptional defects of hpr1 delta by overexpression) complex 5 (THOC5), an mRNA export protein, is involved in the expression of only 1% of all genes. Using an interferon inducible ...

    Authors: Shashank Saran, Doan DH Tran, Sabine Klebba-Färber, Patricia Moran-Losada, Lutz Wiehlmann, Alexandra Koch, Himpriya Chopra, Oliver Pabst, Andrea Hoffmann, Robert Klopfleisch and Teruko Tamura

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:51

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Multilineage differentiation, immunomodulation and secretion of trophic factors render mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) highly attractive for clinical application. Human platelet derivatives such as pooled huma...

    Authors: Sven Kinzebach, Lisa Dietz, Harald Klüter, Hermann-Josef Thierse and Karen Bieback

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:48

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Bone fractures and loss represent significant costs for the public health system and often affect the patients quality of life, therefore, understanding the molecular basis for bone regeneration is essential. ...

    Authors: Erik Halcsik, Maria Fernanda Forni, Andre Fujita, Thiago Verano-Braga, Ole Nørregaard Jensen and Mari Cleide Sogayar

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:47

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  19. Content type: Research article

    A few reports suggested that low levels of Wnt signaling might drive cell reprogramming, but these studies could not establish a clear relationship between Wnt signaling and self-renewal networks. There are on...

    Authors: Yue Cheng, Arthur Kwok Leung Cheung, Josephine Mun Yee Ko, Yee Peng Phoon, Pui Man Chiu, Paulisally Hau Yi Lo, Marian L Waterman and Maria Li Lung

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:44

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    2.405 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.768 - 5-year Impact Factor
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