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Isolation, in vitro culture and characterization of foal umbilical cord stem cells at birth

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Abbreviations

EGF:

epidermal growth factor

FCS:

foetal calf serum

GADPH:

glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

MSCs:

mesenchymal stem cells

Oct-4:

octamer binding protein 3/4

SOX-2:

SRY-box containing gene 2

References

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  2. Miki T., Lehmann T., Cai H., Stolz D.B., Strom S.C., 2005. Stem cell characteristics of amniotic epithelial cells. Stem Cells, 23, 1549–1559.

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Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Toniatti Horse Farm in San Michele al Tagliamento and Dr.Valentini for assistance during umbilical cord collection.

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Correspondence to F. Cremonesi.

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Cremonesi, F., Violini, S., Lange Consiglio, A. et al. Isolation, in vitro culture and characterization of foal umbilical cord stem cells at birth. Vet Res Commun 32, 139–142 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11259-008-9116-0

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Keywords

  • Foal
  • Stem cells
  • Umbilical cord