Socializing with the neighbors: stem cells and their niche.

Cell. 2004 Mar 19;116(6):769-78. Socializing with the neighbors: stem cells and their niche. Fuchs E, Tumbar T, Guasch G. Source Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA. fuchslb@rockefeller.edu Abstract The potential of stem cells in regenerative medicine relies upon removing them from their natural habitat, propagating them in culture, and…

BMP signaling in dermal papilla cells is required for their hair follicle-inductive properties.

BMP signaling in dermal papilla cells is required for their hair follicle-inductive properties. Rendl M, Polak L, Fuchs E. Source Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA. Abstract Hair follicle (HF) formation is initiated when epithelial stem cells receive cues from specialized…

More than one way to skin . . .

Genes Dev. 2008 Apr 15;22(8):976-85. More than one way to skin . . . Fuchs E, Horsley V. Source Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA. fuchslb@rockefeller.edu Abstract Epithelial stem cells in the skin are specified during development and are governed by…

Cyclic dermal BMP signalling regulates stem cell activation during hair regeneration.

Nature. 2008 Jan 17;451(7176):340-4. Cyclic dermal BMP signalling regulates stem cell activation during hair regeneration. Plikus MV, Mayer JA, de la Cruz D, Baker RE, Maini PK, Maxson R, Chuong CM. Source Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA. Abstract In the age of stem cell…

Adipocyte lineage cells contribute to the skin stem cell niche to drive hair cycling.

Cell. 2011 Sep 2;146(5):761-71. Adipocyte lineage cells contribute to the skin stem cell niche to drive hair cycling. Festa E, Fretz J, Berry R, Schmidt B, Rodeheffer M, Horowitz M, Horsley V. Source Departments of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, 219 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06520, USA. Abstract In mammalian skin, multiple…

Urinary Incontinence Successfully Treated With Autologous Fat To The Prostate

Hinyokika Kiyo. 1995 Jul;41(7):553-6. Post-TUR-P stress urinary incontinence successfully treated by periurethral injection of autologous fat to the prostate: a case report. [Article in Japanese] Ishizaka K, Koga H, Kamata S, Nagamatsu H, Yamada T. Source Department of Urology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University School of Medicine. Abstract A 77-year-old man had been suffering from…

Targeting improves MSC treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

Mol Ther. 2010 Jul;18(7):1365-72. Epub 2010 Apr 13. Targeting improves MSC treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Ko IK, Kim BG, Awadallah A, Mikulan J, Lin P, Letterio JJ, Dennis JE. Source Department of Orthopedics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Abstract Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is an…