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Fig. 4 | Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Fig. 4

From: The role of the vasculature niche on insulin-producing cells generated by transdifferentiation of adult human liver cells

Fig. 4

Co-culturing ECFCs and MSCs promotes the expression of specific growth factors. MSCs and ECFCs were cultured separately or co-cultured at a 1:1 ratio. Five days later, cells from the co-culture were immune-separated. CD31 (a), CTGF (b), and ACTIVIN-A (c) transcript levels were analyzed. The results were normalized to GAPDH gene expression. The results are presented as average and SE, n = 2 independent repeats in triplicates, with *P value < 0.01 compared to human skin fibroblasts serving as a negative control

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