, Volume 290, Issue 2, pp 223-231

Amniotic fluid-derived mesenchymal stem cells: characteristics and therapeutic applications

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Abstract

Purpose

Amniotic fluid mesenchymal stem cells (AF-MSCs) are promising candidates for cell-based therapy. This review presents a comprehensive overview of the features and therapeutic applications of these cells.

Methods

This is a literature review combined with experience of practice.

Conclusion

Although the long-term risks of AF-MSCs require further investigation, these cells are increasing in popularity in the fields of regenerative medicine and targeting therapy because of their unique properties.