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Stem Cell Therapy in Treatment of Different Diseases

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Author(s): Bagher Larijani | Ensieh Nasli Esfahani | Peyvand Amini | Behrouz Nikbin | Kamran Alimoghaddam | Somayeh Amiri | Reza Malekzadeh | Nika Mojahed Yazdi | Maryam Ghodsi | Yahya Dowlati | Mohammad Ali Sahraian | Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh

Journal: Acta Medica Iranica
ISSN 0044-6025

Volume: 50;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 79;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Stem Cells

ABSTRACT
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells with the ability of proliferation, regeneration, conversion to differentiated cells and producing various tissues. Stem cells are divided into two categories of embryonic and adult. In another categorization stem cells are divided to Totipotent, Multipotent and Unipotent cells.So far usage of stem cells in treatment of various blood diseases has been studied (such as lymphoblastic leukemia, myeloid leukemia, thalassemia, multiple myeloma and cycle cell anemia). In this paper the goal is evaluation of cell therapy in treatment of Parkinsons disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Radiation Induced Intestinal Injury, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Liver Disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Bone Disease, Renal Disease, Chronic Wounds, Graft-Versus-Host Disease, Sepsis and Respiratory diseases. It should be mentioned that some disease that are the target of cell therapy are discussed in this article.
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