Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Activities of Stem Cells

John F. Peroni, Dori L Borjesson

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Abstract

The recent interest in equine stem cell biology and the rapid increase in experimental data highlight the growing attention that this topic has been receiving over the past few years. Within the field of stem cell biology, the relevance of immunobiology is of particular intrigue. It appears that optimal and effective stem cell therapy for equine patients will require a thorough analysis of the immune properties of stem cells as well as their response to immune mediators. The main goal of this review is to discuss the biology of adult mesenchymal stem cells in the context of immunology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-362
Number of pages12
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Equine
  • Immunomodulation
  • Inflammation
  • Mesenchymal stem cell
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Stem cell

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine

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