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Pericytes or mesenchymal stem cells: is that the question?

Official URL:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2017.02.005
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Creators Name:Cano, E. and Gebala, V. and Gerhardt, H.
Journal Title:Cell Stem Cell
Journal Abbreviation:Cell Stem Cell
Volume:20
Number:3
Page Range:296-297
Date:2 March 2017
Abstract:For almost a decade, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) were believed to reside as perivascular cells in vivo. In this issue of Cell Stem Cell, Guimaraes-Camboa et al. (2017) challenge this idea and use lineage tracing to demonstrate that perivascular cells do not behave as tissue-specific progenitors in various organs, despite showing MSC potential in vitro.
ISSN:1934-5909
Publisher:Cell Press (U.S.A.)
Item Type:Editorial

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