Optimized differentiation of human mesenchymal stromal cells for vascular tissue engineering applications

S. Zwingenberger, C. Vater, M. Schieker, K.-P. Günther & M. Stiehler
Objective: Human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) can differentiate into vari-ous cellular phenotypes and are key components for cell-based musculoskeletal regeneration (Stiehler et al. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006;585:31-48). Regenerative therapy of critical-size osseous defects is demanding[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]