Cigarette smoke extract affects the differentiation potential of human mesenchymal stromal cells

Tilo Schenck, Judith Selders, Ursula Hopfner, Ann K. Reckhenrich, Manuela Kirsch, Ziyang Zhang, Hans-Günther Machens & J. Tomás Egaña
Introduction: Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) are known to play a key role in tissue regeneration, while cigarette smoking is described to impair it. Such problem causes a tremendous problem in clinical care. The work presented here addresses the question of how cigarette smoke affects the regenerat[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]