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Cell biology and stem cell research

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  1. Content type: Research article

    The porcine brain is gyrencephalic with similar gray and white matter composition and size more comparable to the human rather than the rodent brain; however, there is lack of information about neural progenit...

    Authors: Eunhye Kim, Seon-Ung Hwang, Junchul David Yoon, Hyunggee Kim, Gabsang Lee and Sang-Hwan Hyun

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:331

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) contribute to neovascularization and vascular repair in vivo and are attractive for clinical use in ischemic disease. Tracking of stem and progenitor cells is essential to d...

    Authors: Randolph L. Winter, Wen J. Seeto, Yuan Tian, Fred J. Caldwell, Elizabeth A. Lipke and Anne A. Wooldridge

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:247

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  3. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed at assessing the effectiveness and safety of repeated administrations of allogeneic bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) primed with tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α and interfero...

    Authors: Laura Barrachina, Ana Rosa Remacha, Antonio Romero, Arantza Vitoria, Jorge Albareda, Marta Prades, Mercedes Roca, Pilar Zaragoza, Francisco José Vázquez and Clementina Rodellar

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:241

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Articular cartilage lacks a regenerative response. Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are a source of pluripotent cells for cartilage regeneration. Their use, however, is associated with a risk of teratoma developmen...

    Authors: Susanna Pilichi, Stefano Rocca, Maria Dattena, Roy Ransom Pool, Laura Mara, Daniela Sanna, Gerolamo Masala, Maria Lucia Manunta, Simone Dore, Andrea Manunta and Eraldo Sanna Passino

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:213

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  5. Content type: Methodology article

    Canine neutrophils release neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) in response to lipopolysaccharide but NETs from clinical septic dogs had not been identified. The primary aim is to describe the methodology of ...

    Authors: Ronald H. L. Li, Lynelle R. Johnson, Casey Kohen and Fern Tablin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:210

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Skin wound healing includes a system of biological processes, collectively restoring the integrity of the skin after injury. Healing by second intention refers to repair of large and deep wounds where the tiss...

    Authors: T. Martinello, C. Gomiero, A. Perazzi, I. Iacopetti, F. Gemignani, G. M. DeBenedictis, S. Ferro, M. Zuin, E. Martines, P. Brun, L. Maccatrozzo, K. Chiers, J. H. Spaas and M. Patruno

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:202

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Exosomes are defined as extracellular membrane vesicles, 30–150 nm in diameter, derived from all types of cells. They originate via endocytosis and then they are released through exocytosis to the extracellula...

    Authors: Matias Aguilera-Rojas, Brit Badewien-Rentzsch, Johanna Plendl, Barbara Kohn and Ralf Einspanier

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:179

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Sodium pentosan polysulfate (NaPPS) was testified as a chondroprotective drug in with a detailed rationale of the disease-modifying activity. This study was undertaken to determine whether anti-osteoarthritis ...

    Authors: H. M. Suranji Wijekoon, Eugene C. Bwalya, Jing Fang, Sangho Kim, Kenji Hosoya and Masahiro Okumura

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:152

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  9. Content type: Research article

    During the storage of packed red blood cells (pRBC), packed cell volume (PCV), bacterial contamination and percentage of haemolysis [percentage of free haemoglobin (HGB) in relation to the total HGB] are impor...

    Authors: C. Blasi Brugué, Rui R. F. Ferreira, I. Mesa Sanchez, Rita M. C. Graça, Inês M. Cardoso, Augusto J. F. de Matos and Rafael Ruiz de Gopegui

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:141

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Feline eosinophilic keratitis (FEK) is a chronic keratopathy caused by a suspected immune mediated response to an unknown antigenic stimulus. The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety and therape...

    Authors: Antonio J. Villatoro, Silvia Claros, Viviana Fernández, Cristina Alcoholado, Fernando Fariñas, Antonio Moreno, José Becerra and José A. Andrades

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:116

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal stem cells derived from the synovial membrane (MSCSM) have a greater potential for joint regeneration, besides the capacity for chondrogenic differentiation, since they are a source closer to the c...

    Authors: Vitor Hugo Santos, João Pedro Hübbe Pfeifer, Jaqueline Brandão de Souza, Betsabéia Heloisa Gentilha Milani, Rogério Antonio de Oliveira, Marjorie Golim Assis, Elenice Deffune, Andrei Moroz and Ana Liz Garcia Alves

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:114

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2018 9:259

  12. Content type: Methodology article

    Stem cell-based therapies are an attractive option to promote regeneration and repair defective tissues and organs. Thanks to their multipotency, high proliferation rate and the lack of major ethical limitatio...

    Authors: Antoine D. Veron, Cécile Bienboire-Frosini, François Feron, Elisa Codecasa, Arnaud Deveze, Dany Royer, Paul Watelet, Pietro Asproni, Kevin Sadelli, Camille Chabaud, Jean-claude Stamegna, Joël Fagot, Michel Khrestchatisky, Alessandro Cozzi, François S. Roman, Patrick Pageat…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:17

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Canine diabetes is a strikingly prevalent and growing disease, and yet the standard treatment of a twice-daily insulin injection is both cumbersome to pet owners and only moderately effective. Islet transplant...

    Authors: Stephen Harrington, S. Janette Williams, Vern Otte, Sally Barchman, Cheryl Jones, Karthik Ramachandran and Lisa Stehno-Bittel

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:264

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) are a promising therapeutic tool in veterinary medicine. Currently the subcutaneous adipose tissue is the leading source of MSCs in dogs. MSCs derived from distinct fat depots hav...

    Authors: Francisca Bahamondes, Estefania Flores, Gino Cattaneo, Flavia Bruna and Paulette Conget

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:166

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The increasing interest in platelet-rich plasma (PRP) based therapies is as yet accompanied by inconsistent information regarding nearly all aspects of handling and application. Among these storage stability o...

    Authors: Gregor Hauschild, Florian Geburek, Georg Gosheger, Maria Eveslage, Daniela Serrano, Arne Streitbürger, Sara Johannlükens, Dirk Menzel and Reinhard Mischke

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:7

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Dendritic cells are professional antigen-presenting cells that play an essential role in the initiation and modulation of T cell responses. They have been studied widely for their potential clinical applicatio...

    Authors: Anja Ziegler, Helen Everett, Eman Hamza, Mattia Garbani, Vinzenz Gerber, Eliane Marti and Falko Steinbach

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:254

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Large bone defects in canines usually require assistance to achieve healing. Implantation of osteoinductive factors can promote bone healing, while transplantation of osteoprogenitor cells can enhance bone reg...

    Authors: Takamasa Itoi, Yasuji Harada, Hiroyuki Irie, Michiko Sakamoto, Katsutoshi Tamura, Takuya Yogo, Satoshi Soeta, Hajime Amasaki, Yasushi Hara and Masahiro Tagawa

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:201

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  18. Content type: Methodology article

    In addition to their value as livestock, pigs are susceptible to classical swine fever virus (CSFV) and can serve as reservoirs for CSFV, allowing it to develop into an epizootic. CSFV, a pestivirus of the Fla...

    Authors: Yicheng Zhao, Tiedong Wang, Li Yao, Bo Liu, Chunbo Teng and Hongsheng Ouyang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:169

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Lactose, as the primary osmotic component in milk, is the major determinant of milk volume. Glucose is the primary precursor of lactose. However, the effect of glucose on lactose synthesis in dairy cow mammary...

    Authors: Ye Lin, Xiaoxu Sun, Xiaoming Hou, Bo Qu, Xuejun Gao and Qingzhang Li

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:81

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Recently, equine multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) have received significant attention as therapy for various conditions due to their proposed regenerative and immune-modulating capacity. MSC are com...

    Authors: Lynn B. Williams, Keith A. Russell, Judith B. Koenig and Thomas G. Koch

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:45

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Intra-articular injection of corticosteroids is used to treat the inflammatory pain of arthritis and osteoarthritis (OA), but our previous study found a deleterious effect of these steroids on chondrocyte cell...

    Authors: Puntita Siengdee, Tiwaporn Radeerom, Similan Kuanoon, Thippaporn Euppayo, Waranee Pradit, Siriwadee Chomdej, Siriwan Ongchai and Korakot Nganvongpanit

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:298

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Isolation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in equines, has been reported for different tissues including bone marrow, adipose, umbilical cord, peripheral blood, and yolk sac. In regard to the MSCs derived from...

    Authors: Aline Ambrogi Franco Prado, Phelipe Oliveira Favaron, Luis Claudio Lopes Correia da Silva, Raquel Yvonne Arantes Baccarin, Maria Angelica Miglino and Durvanei Augusto Maria

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:281

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of the ionic product (IP) of BG60S on osteoblastic activity. The following media groups were created: DMEM, which is formed by osteoblasts in basal me...

    Authors: Endrigo G L Alves, Rogéria Serakides, Isabel R. Rosado, Marivalda M. Pereira, Natália M. Ocarino, Humberto P. Oliveira, Alfredo M. Góes and Cleuza M F Rezende

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:247

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  24. Content type: Research article

    To explore the morphological evidence of immunoglobulin G (IgG) participating in intestinal mucosal immunity, 8 healthy adult Bactrian camels used. First, IgG was successfully isolated from their serum and rab...

    Authors: Wang-Dong Zhang, Wen-Hui Wang and Shuai Jia

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:222

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Endometrial adenocarcinomas are a rare type of tumour in cats. Though different morphologies have been reported, the most frequent histological type of feline endometrial adenocarcinoma (FEA) is the papillary ...

    Authors: Ana Laura Saraiva, Rita Payan-Carreira, Fátima Gärtner, Marta R. Fortuna da Cunha, Alexandra Rêma, Fátima Faria, Lígia M. Lourenço and Maria dos Anjos Pires

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:204

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The liver has a large regenerative capacity. Hepatocytes can replicate and regenerate a diseased liver. However, as is the case in severe liver diseases, this replication may become insufficient or exhausted a...

    Authors: Baukje A Schotanus, Hedwig S Kruitwagen, Ted SGAM van den Ingh, Monique E van Wolferen, Jan Rothuizen, Louis C Penning and Bart Spee

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:309

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Articular cartilage has poor intrinsic capacity for regeneration because of its avascularity and very slow cellular turnover. Defects deriving from trauma or joint disease tend to be repaired with fibrocartila...

    Authors: Susanna Pilichi, Stefano Rocca, Roy R Pool, Maria Dattena, Gerolamo Masala, Laura Mara, Daniela Sanna, Sara Casu, Maria L Manunta, Andrea Manunta and Eraldo Sanna Passino

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:301

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the present study was to compare the osteogenic potential of mesenchymal stem cells extracted from the bone marrow (BM-MSCs) and adipose tissue (AD-MSCs) of young dogs. The following parameters were...

    Authors: Endrigo GL Alves, Rogéria Serakides, Jankerle N Boeloni, Isabel R Rosado, Natália M Ocarino, Humberto P Oliveira, Alfredo M Góes and Cleuza MF Rezende

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:190

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Articular cartilage, because of its avascular nature, has little capacity for spontaneous healing, and tissue engineering approaches, employing different biomaterials and cells, are under development. Among th...

    Authors: Edivaldo AN Martins, Yara M Michelacci, Raquel YA Baccarin, Bruno Cogliati and Luis CLC Silva

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:197

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are multipotent progenitor cells characterized by their ability to both self-renew and differentiate into tissues of mesodermal origin. The plasticity or transdifferentiation poten...

    Authors: Fernando Dueñas, Víctor Becerra, Yennifer Cortes, Sonia Vidal, Leonardo Sáenz, Jaime Palomino, Mónica De los Reyes and Oscar A Peralta

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:154

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Regenerative medicine using Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) alone or combined with Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF) is a rapidly growing area of clinical research and is currently also being used to treat ost...

    Authors: Jose M Vilar, Miguel Batista, Manuel Morales, Angelo Santana, Belén Cuervo, Mónica Rubio, Ramón Cugat, Joaquín Sopena and Jose M Carrillo

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:143

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  32. Content type: Methodology article

    Airway fibroblasts have become a critical addition to all facets of structural lung tissue changes such as in human asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but little is known about their role in the...

    Authors: Jana Franke, Vanessa Abs, Claudia Zizzadoro and Getu Abraham

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:119

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  33. Content type: Research article

    In vivo tissue regeneration depends on migration of stem cells into injured areas, their differentiation into specific cell types, and their interaction with other cells that are necessary to generate new tiss...

    Authors: Anastasia Gabrielyan, Sven Knaak, Michael Gelinsky, Stefan Arnhold and Angela Rösen-Wolff

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:56

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The repair of large bone defects is a major orthopedic challenge because autologous bone grafts are not available in large amounts and because harvesting is often associated with donor-site morbidity. Consider...

    Authors: Marco Bernardo C Fernandes, João Antônio Matheus Guimarães, Priscila Ladeira Casado, Amanda dos Santos Cavalcanti, Natalia N Gonçalves, Carlos E Ambrósio, Fernando Rodrigues, Ana Carolina F Pinto, Maria Angélica Miglino and Maria Eugênia L Duarte

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:36

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  35. Content type: Review

    Pain due to spontaneous intervertebral disc (IVD) disease is common in dogs. In chondrodystrophic (CD) dogs, IVD disease typically develops in the cervical or thoracolumbar spine at about 3–7 years of age, whe...

    Authors: Frances C Bach, Nicole Willems, Louis C Penning, Keita Ito, Björn P Meij and Marianna A Tryfonidou

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:3

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Meniscal injury is a common cause of lameness in the dog. Tissue engineered bioscaffolds may be a treatment option for meniscal incompetency, and ideally would possess meniscus- like extracellular matrix (ECM)...

    Authors: Jennifer J Warnock, Lindsay Baker, George A Ballard and Jesse Ott

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:242

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Airways progenitors may be involved in embryogenesis and lung repair. The characterization of these important populations may enable development of new therapeutics to treat acute or chronic lung disease. In t...

    Authors: Fabienne Archer, Alain Abi-Rizk, Sophie Desloire, Christine Dolmazon, Barbara Gineys, François Guiguen, Vincent Cottin, Jean-François Mornex and Caroline Leroux

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:224

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The treatment of tendon lesions with multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) is widely used in equine medicine. Cell sources of MSCs include bone marrow, as well as solid tissues such as adipose tissue. M...

    Authors: Claudia Gittel, Walter Brehm, Janina Burk, Henriette Juelke, Carsten Staszyk and Iris Ribitsch

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:221

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  39. Content type: Methodology article

    Superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) injuries of horses usually follow cumulative matrix microdamage; it is not known why the reparative abilities of tendon fibroblasts are overwhelmed or subverted. Releva...

    Authors: Tina Rich, Livia B Henderson, David L Becker, Hannah Cornell and Janet C Patterson-Kane

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:180

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  40. Content type: Methodology article

    To evaluate the efficiency of platelet-rich plasma preparations by means of a double centrifugation tube method to obtain platelet-rich canine plasma at a concentration at least 4 times higher than the baselin...

    Authors: Anna Perazzi, Roberto Busetto, Tiziana Martinello, Michele Drigo, Daniela Pasotto, Francesco Cian, Marco Patruno and Ilaria Iacopetti

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:146

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are multipotent progenitor cells localized in the stromal compartment of the bone marrow (BM). The potential of MSC for mesenchymal differentiation has been well documented in diff...

    Authors: Yennifer Cortes, Margarita Ojeda, Diego Araya, Fernando Dueñas, María S Fernández and Oscar A Peralta

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:133

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Elucidating the histological characteristics of normal vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) is important for understanding mechanisms of development, disease etiology and the remodeling and/or regeneration pro...

    Authors: Noriko Isayama, Goki Matsumura and Kenji Yamazaki

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:54

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