Melatonin Pretreatment Enhances the Homing of Bone Marrow-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Following Transplantation in a Rat Model of Liver Fibrosis.

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Iranian biomedical journal, ISSN: 2008-823X, Vol: 20, Issue: 4, Page: 207-16

Publication Year:
2016
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PMID:
27130910
DOI:
10.7508/ibj.2016.04.004
PMCID:
PMC4983675
Author(s):
Mortezaee, Keywan; Pasbakhsh, Parichehr; Ragerdi Kashani, Iraj; Sabbaghziarani, Fatemeh; Omidi, Ameneh; Zendedel, Adib; Ghasemi, Soudabeh; Dehpour, Ahmad Reza
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Medicine
article description
Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BMMSCs) transplantation has been considered as a promising milestone in liver fibrosis treatment. However, low amounts of homing are a major obstacle. We aimed to investigate the role of melatonin pretreatment in BMMSC homing into experimental liver fibrosis.