Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 164, Issue 4, pp 554–560 | Cite as

Some Peculiarities of Local Distribution of Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells after Their Injection into Intact Muscle Tissue in Experiment

  • I. V. MaiborodinEmail author
  • V. V. Morozov
  • A. A. Anikeev
  • R. V. Maslov
  • N. F. Figurenko
  • V. A. Matveeva
  • V. I. Maiborodina
Translated from Kletochnye Tekhnologii v Biologii i Meditsine (Cell Technologies in Biology and Medicine)

Changes in the muscular tissue after subcutaneous injection of autologous bone marrow multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells transfected with GFP gene and additionally stained with cell membrane dye Vybrant CM-Dil in the projection of ligated femoral vein were studied by light microscopy with luminescence. Stromal cells injected through the skin can appear not only in the damaged tissue where acceleration of regeneration processes is required, but also in intact structures located in superficial or deeper layers. In intact muscular tissue, stromal cells spreading in the perivascular tissue initiate inflammation and migration of macrophages, activate and even trigger sclerotic processes due to differentiation into connective tissue cells (fibroblasts) and stimulation of proliferation and collagen synthesis by host fibroblasts. Injected multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells are gradually phagocytized by macrophages.


multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells muscular tissue inflammation sclerosis macrophages 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. V. Maiborodin
    • 1
  • V. V. Morozov
    • 1
  • A. A. Anikeev
    • 1
  • R. V. Maslov
    • 1
  • N. F. Figurenko
    • 1
  • V. A. Matveeva
    • 1
  • V. I. Maiborodina
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of New Medical Technologies, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Laboratory of Ultrastructural Bases of Pathology, Institute of Molecular Pathology and PathomorphologyNovosibirskRussia

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