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Stem cell niche

An article collection in Stem Cell Research & Therapy.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Editors declare no competing interests.

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  1. Tissues characterized by constant turnover contain post-mitotic, terminally differentiated cells originating from highly proliferative progenitors, which in turn derive from a relatively small population of st...

    Authors: Roberta Sottocornola and Cristina Lo Celso
    Citation: Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2012 3:10
  2. Specialized microenvironments called niches help maintain stem cells in an undifferentiated and self-renewing state. The existence of niches has long been predicted from mammalian studies, but identifying stem...

    Authors: Susan Eliazer and Michael Buszczak
    Citation: Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2011 2:45
  3. In the body, tissue homeostasis is established and maintained by resident tissue-specific adult stem cells (aSCs). Through preservation of bidirectional communications with the surrounding niche and integratio...

    Authors: Penny M Gilbert and Helen M Blau
    Citation: Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2011 2:3