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  • Anna Akhmanova, Erasmus Medical Center
  • Matthias Falk, Lehigh University
  • Margarete Goppelt-Struebe, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Xuejun Jiang, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Andrew Koff, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Mark Lemmon, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Andrew Peden, University of Sheffield
  • Howard J Worman, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

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  • Tim Sands, BioMed Central

Articles

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  • Adipogenic RNAs transferred in osteoblasts via adipocytes-derived extracellular vesicles

    Human mesenchymal stem cell-derived adipocytes transfer RNAs into hMSC-derived osteoblasts using extracellular vesicles containing adipogenic genes and anti-osteoblastic micro-RNAs, but additional studies are needed to clarify if this mechanism has a role in the adipocytic switch.

    BMC Cell Biology 2015, 16:10
  • Requirements for self-renewal of ES cells without LIF

    Long-term embryonic stem cell cultures grown in the absence of Leukemia Inhibitory Factor converts multilayered colonies into epistem cell-like monolayers, but in the long term they regain embryonic stem cell-like expression profile of central stem cell markers.

    BMC Cell Biology 2015, 16:3
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    PKC-delta role in osteogenesis and adipogenesis of hBMSCs

    Expression of protein kinase C delta is increased during osteogenesis of human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells (hBMSCs), and its inhibition attenuates osteogenesis and increases lipid accumulation, pointing to a critical role in this balance between osteogenesis and adipogenesis

    BMC Cell Biology 2014, 15:42

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