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Fabrication and Characterization of Heparin/Collagen Sponge for in Vitro Differentiation of Wharton’s Jelly-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Hepatocytes

Fatemeh Aleahmad 1 , Tahereh Talaei-Khozani 2 , Sareh Rajabi-Zeleti 3 , Mahsa Sani 2 , Sasan Jalili-Firoozinezhad 3 , 4 , Shahin Bonakdar 5 , Sanaz Heshmat-Azad 6 , Mahnaz Azarnia 1 , * and Mansoureh Jaberipour 7
Authors Information
1 Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Tissue Engineering Lab, Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Department of Stem Cells and Developmental Biology at Cell Science Research Center, Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Technology, ACECR, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Departments of Biomedicine and Surgery, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Hebelstrasse, Basel, Switzerland
5 National Cell Bank of Iran, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, IR Iran
7 Institute of Cancer Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: , 17 (2); e58724
  • Published Online: January 11, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 12, 2016
  • Revised: October 16, 2016
  • Accepted: January 1, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.40599

To Cite: Aleahmad F, Talaei-Khozani T, Rajabi-Zeleti S, Sani M, Jalili-Firoozinezhad S, et al. Fabrication and Characterization of Heparin/Collagen Sponge for in Vitro Differentiation of Wharton’s Jelly-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Hepatocytes, Hepat Mon. Online ahead of Print ;17(2):e58724. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.40599.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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