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Table 1 Strategic mode of directing the fate of stem cells through nanotopography of the synthetic scaffolds

From: Nanostructured scaffold as a determinant of stem cell fate

No. Cells Scaffolds Differentiated cell type
1 Rat hair follicle stem cells (HFSCs) Aligned poly-ε-caprolactone (PCL) nanofiber Neuronal lineage
2 Mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs) Poly-l-lactic acid (PLLA) nanofiber Osteogenic lineage
3 Retinal progenitor cells (RPCs) Microfabricated PCL Differentiated RPC
4 Mouse ESCs Aligned PCL nanofibers Neuronal lineage
5 Human mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) Type 1 collagen nanofiber Osteogenic differentiation
6 Human MSCs Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) nanofiber Osteogenic lineage
7 Rat mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) PCL nanofiber Osteogenesis
8 Human MSCs Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) nanogroove Neuronal lineage
9 Human MSCs Polyacrylamide hydrogel Neuronal lineage
10 Rat hippocampal progenitor cells Micropatterned polystyrene with laminin Neuronal lineage