Therapeutic effects of adipose-tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells and their extracellular vesicles in experimental silicosis

Abstract Background Silicosis is an occupational disease that affects workers who inhale silica particles, leading to extensive lung fibrosis and ultimately causing respiratory failure. Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have been shown to exert therapeutic effects in lung diseases and represent an al...

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Main Authors: Elga Bandeira, Helena Oliveira, Johnatas D. Silva, Rubem F. S. Menna-Barreto, Christina M. Takyia, Jung S. Suk, Kenneth W. Witwer, Michael E. Paulaitis, Justin Hanes, Patricia R. M. Rocco, Marcelo M. Morales
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-05-01
Series:Respiratory Research
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