Shahriar Islam

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Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stem cells and cancer: a deadly mix
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, ICMS, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, 4 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 331:109-24. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Markers of adult tissue-based stem cells
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Cell and Molecolar Science, Whitechapel, London El 2AT, UK
    Handb Exp Pharmacol . 2006
  3. doi request reprint Cancer stem cells: in the line of fire
    Malcolm R Alison
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Cancer Treat Rev 38:589-98. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The ailing gut: a therapeutic role for bone marrow cells?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark Street, London, UK
    Transplantation 93:565-71. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Liver cancer: a disease of stem cells?
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Panminerva Med 48:165-74. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Bone marrow-derived cells and epithelial tumours: more than just an inflammatory relationship
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:77-82. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Stem cells in pathobiology and regenerative medicine
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, St Bartholomew s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Pathol 217:141-3. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Attributes of adult stem cells
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, St Bartholomew s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Pathol 217:144-60. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Stem cells in liver regeneration, fibrosis and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, St Bartholomew s Hospital and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Pathol 217:282-98. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver cancer: the role of stem cells
    M R Alison
    Cancer Research UK and Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Cell Prolif 38:407-21. 2005

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Stem cells and cancer: a deadly mix
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, ICMS, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, 4 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 331:109-24. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Markers of adult tissue-based stem cells
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Cell and Molecolar Science, Whitechapel, London El 2AT, UK
    Handb Exp Pharmacol . 2006
    ..There is a growing belief that the successful treatment of neoplastic disease will require specific targeting of the cancer stem cells, cells that may well have many of the characteristics of their normal counterparts...
  3. doi request reprint Cancer stem cells: in the line of fire
    Malcolm R Alison
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Cancer Treat Rev 38:589-98. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint The ailing gut: a therapeutic role for bone marrow cells?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark Street, London, UK
    Transplantation 93:565-71. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Liver cancer: a disease of stem cells?
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Panminerva Med 48:165-74. 2006
    ..Of course, we must qualify this assertion by stating that many carcinogens are both cytotoxic and cytostatic, and that HPC proliferation may be merely a bystander effect of this toxicity...
  6. doi request reprint Bone marrow-derived cells and epithelial tumours: more than just an inflammatory relationship
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:77-82. 2009
    ..This review highlights some surprisingly novel mechanisms of this paracrine relationship...
  7. doi request reprint Stem cells in pathobiology and regenerative medicine
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, St Bartholomew s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Pathol 217:141-3. 2009
    ..Much attention is given to embryonic stem (ES) and iPS cells within the scientific community; this issue of the Journal of Pathology redresses this imbalance by illustrating the pivotal role of adult stem cells in much of human disease...
  8. doi request reprint Attributes of adult stem cells
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, St Bartholomew s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Pathol 217:144-60. 2009
    ..The successful treatment of neoplastic disease may well require the specific targeting of neoplastic stem cells, cells that may well have many of the characteristics of their normal counterparts...
  9. doi request reprint Stem cells in liver regeneration, fibrosis and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly
    M R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, St Bartholomew s Hospital and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Pathol 217:282-98. 2009
    ..HCC may have its origins in either hepatocytes or HPCs, and HCCs, like other solid tumours appear to be sustained by a minority population of cancer stem cells...
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver cancer: the role of stem cells
    M R Alison
    Cancer Research UK and Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Cell Prolif 38:407-21. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Application of liver stem cells for cell therapy
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, ICMS, 4 Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 18:819-26. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Stem cell plasticity and tumour formation
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, 4 Newark Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT, UK
    Eur J Cancer 42:1247-56. 2006
    ..In the context of oncology, BMC derivation of the tumour stroma and vasculature has profound biological and therapeutic implications, and there are several examples of carcinomas seemingly being derived from BMCs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Liver stem cells: implications for hepatocarcinogenesis
    Malcolm R Alison
    Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Stem Cell Rev 1:253-60. 2005
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  14. pmc Number crunching in the cancer stem cell market
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, ICMS, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 11:302. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cell therapy for liver disease
    Malcolm R Alison
    Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, London, UK
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 11:364-74. 2009
    ..This review presents the progress and discusses some of the problems that need to be overcome in the field of cell transplantation for the treatment of metabolic and fibrogenic liver diseases...
  16. doi request reprint Chronic inflammation and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, BICMS, 4 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT, UK
    Recent Results Cancer Res 185:135-48. 2011
    ..HCC may have its origins in either hepatocytes or hepatic progenitor cells (HPCs), and HCCs, like other solid tumours appear to be sustained by a minority population of cancer stem cells...
  17. doi request reprint Cancer stem cells: problems for therapy?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Pathol 223:147-61. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Finding cancer stem cells: are aldehyde dehydrogenases fit for purpose?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and London School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Pathol 222:335-44. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Stem cells in cancer: instigators and propagators?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 4 Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
    J Cell Sci 123:2357-68. 2010
    ..We then outline the attributes of TPCs and review studies in which they have been identified in various cancers. Finally, we discuss the implications of these findings for successful cancer therapies...
  20. doi request reprint Stem cells and lung cancer: future therapeutic targets?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, London E1 2AT, UK
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 9:1127-41. 2009
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  21. pmc Bone marrow stem cells and liver disease
    Y N Kallis
    Department of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital Campus, Imperial College, London, UK
    Gut 56:716-24. 2007
  22. pmc The new stem cell biology: something for everyone
    S L Preston
    Department of Histopathology, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Turner Street, London E1 2AD, UK
    Mol Pathol 56:86-96. 2003
    ..This review sets out to provide a critical evaluation of the current literature in the adult stem cell field...
  23. ncbi request reprint Update on hepatic stem cells
    M R Alison
    Department of Histopathology and Hepatology, Imperial College School of Medicine, London and Histopathology Unit, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, UK
    Liver 21:367-73. 2001
    ..This review focuses on three aspects of liver stem cell biology: 1) the hepatic stem cell candidates; 2) models of cell transplantation into the liver; and 3) the therapeutic potential of hepatic stem cells...
  24. ncbi request reprint The cellular origin and proliferative status of regenerating renal parenchyma after mercuric chloride damage and erythropoietin treatment
    T H Yen
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, London, UK
    Cell Prolif 40:143-56. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Repopulation of human pulmonary epithelium by bone marrow cells: a potential means to promote repair
    C Albera
    Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Centre, Imperial College, London, UK
    Tissue Eng 11:1115-21. 2005
    ..This finding could provide new therapeutic opportunities for a range of pulmonary diseases by providing means to repair the lung and a novel route for gene therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint The development of duodenal microadenomas in FAP patients: the human correlate of the Min mouse
    S L Preston
    Histopathology Unit, London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, London, UK
    J Pathol 214:294-301. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Stem cells and cancer: an intimate relationship
    J Burkert
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, and ICMS, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    J Pathol 209:287-97. 2006
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  28. doi request reprint Hypoxia increases Sca-1/CD44 co-expression in murine mesenchymal stem cells and enhances their adipogenic differentiation potential
    M G Valorani
    Centre for Diabetes, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 341:111-20. 2010
    ..In conclusion, pre-culturing MSCs under hypoxic culture conditions may represent a strategy to enhance MSC production, enrichment and adipogenic differentiation...
  29. ncbi request reprint CD133: molecule of the moment
    D Mizrak
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Whitechapel, London, UK
    J Pathol 214:3-9. 2008
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  30. doi request reprint Characterization of endothelial progenitor cells in the NOD mouse as a source for cell therapies
    Cheen Peen Khoo
    Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry of London, Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, London, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:89-93. 2009
    ..We wish to characterize and compare EPCs from pre-diabetic and diabetic non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice, a model of type 1 diabetes (T1D), in order to delineate the role of these cells in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diabetes...
  31. pmc Bone marrow derivation of pericryptal myofibroblasts in the mouse and human small intestine and colon
    M Brittan
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London, UK
    Gut 50:752-7. 2002
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  32. ncbi request reprint Hepatic stem cells: from inside and outside the liver?
    M R Alison
    Department of Histopathology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Cell Prolif 37:1-21. 2004
    ..In such instances, cell fusion rather than transdifferentiation appears to be the underlying mechanism by which the haematopoietic genome becomes reprogrammed...
  33. doi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cells and their potential therapeutic applications
    Cheen P Khoo
    ICMS, Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine DMM, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 4 Newark Street, London E12AT, UK
    Regen Med 3:863-76. 2008
    ..01% of all cells. We discuss the contribution and potential therapeutic applications of EPCs in disease, also noting the prognostic value of PB EPC numbers, especially in heart disease and cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cellular pathways to beta-cell replacement
    Tariq G Fellous
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, 4 Newark Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:87-99. 2007
    ..Despite considerable endeavour, we still have much to learn in the field of pancreatic regeneration prior to any clinically applicable therapy based upon adult stem cells...
  35. pmc Bromodeoxyuridine-labelled apoptosis after treatment with antimetabolites in two murine tumours and in small intestinal crypts
    C E Sarraf
    Department of Histopathology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 68:678-80. 1993
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  36. doi request reprint Sources of adult hepatic stem cells: haematopoietic
    Rosemary Jeffery
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, London, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 481:141-54. 2009
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  37. ncbi request reprint Liver regeneration with reference to stem cells
    Malcolm R Alison
    Department of Histopathology, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, Hammersmith Campus, Du Cane Road, W12 0NN, London, UK
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 13:385-7. 2002
  38. doi request reprint Locating the stem cell niche and tracing hepatocyte lineages in human liver
    Tariq G Fellous
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Hepatology 49:1655-63. 2009
    ..Immunohistochemical analysis of function and proliferation suggested that these mutations in cytochrome c oxidase-deficient hepatocytes were nonpathogenic...
  39. doi request reprint Stem cells and solid cancers
    Stuart A C McDonald
    Centre for Gastroenterology, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Building, 4 Newark Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AT, UK
    Virchows Arch 455:1-13. 2009
    ..We attempt to put into perspective these latest advances in stem cell biology and their potential for cancer therapy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow cells engraft within the epidermis and proliferate in vivo with no evidence of cell fusion
    Mairi Brittan
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London, UK
    J Pathol 205:1-13. 2005
    ..These data suggest a functional role for bone marrow cells in epidermal regeneration, entering known epidermal stem cell niches without heterokaryon formation...
  41. pmc Minichromosome maintenance (MCM) proteins may be pre-cancer markers
    M R Alison
    Department of Histopathology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, London, UK
    Gut 50:290-1. 2002
  42. pmc The nature of cytotoxic drug-induced cell death in murine intestinal crypts
    T V Anilkumar
    Department of Histopathology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 65:552-8. 1992
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  43. ncbi request reprint Adult stem cell plasticity: new pathways of tissue regeneration become visible
    Stuart J Forbes
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 103:355-69. 2002
    ..In this review we will detail some of these findings and attempt to explain their biological significance...
  44. ncbi request reprint Adult stem cell plasticity
    Richard Poulsom
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, London, UK
    J Pathol 197:441-56. 2002
    ..This article reviews some of the evidence for stem cell plasticity in rodents and man...
  45. ncbi request reprint An introduction to stem cells
    Malcolm R Alison
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London, UK
    J Pathol 197:419-23. 2002
    ..Thus, certain adult stem cells may turn out be as malleable as ES cells and so also be useful in regenerative medicine. This brief overview summarizes the important attributes of tissue-based stem cells and clarifies the terms used...
  46. ncbi request reprint The expression of E-cadherin and catenins in colorectal tumours from familial adenomatous polyposis patients
    Mona A El-Bahrawy
    Histopathology Department, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    J Pathol 198:69-76. 2002
    ..There was increased expression of E-cadherin and catenin in the carcinomas, with a notable increase in the levels of mRNA, in comparison with the non-neoplastic mucosa...
  47. pmc Adult stem cell plasticity: will engineered tissues be rejected?
    Te Chao Fang
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute, London, UK
    Int J Exp Pathol 85:115-24. 2004
    ..Despite great expectations for cellular therapies, there are indications that attempts to replace missing proteins could be confounded simply by the development of specific immunity that rejects the new phenotype...
  48. doi request reprint Stem cells and cancer in the aerodigestive tract
    Malcolm R Alison
    Centre for Diabetes, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:175-85. 2009
    ..Finally, I attempt to put into perspective these latest advances in cancer stem cell biology from the viewpoint of perhaps more effective cancer therapies...
  49. doi request reprint The role of bone marrow-derived cells in fibrosis
    Wey Ran Lin
    Diabetes and Molecular Medicine, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Cells Tissues Organs 188:178-88. 2008
    ..Conversely, bone marrow cell therapy has been claimed to reduce fibrosis in some organs, highlighting a seemingly beneficial as opposed to a detrimental effect of BMDCs on organ fibrosis...
  50. doi request reprint The histogenesis of regenerative nodules in human liver cirrhosis
    Wey Ran Lin
    Centre for Diabetes, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Hepatology 51:1017-26. 2010
    ..Moreover, the identification of identical mutations in hepatic progenitor cells abutting CCO-deficient nodules proves that nodules can have their origins from such cells...
  51. doi request reprint A methodological approach to tracing cell lineage in human epithelial tissues
    Tariq G Fellous
    Centre for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Stem Cells 27:1410-20. 2009
    ..In addition, the technique allows analysis of the origin of human tumors from specific tissue sites...
  52. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow contribution to tumor-associated myofibroblasts and fibroblasts
    Natalie C Direkze
    Cancer Research United Kingdom, London Research Institute, London, UK
    Cancer Res 64:8492-5. 2004
    ..Thus, the development of tumor stroma is at least in part a systemic response that may ultimately yield methods of targeting new therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow stem cell-mediated regeneration in IBD: where do we go from here?
    Mairi Brittan
    Gastroenterology 132:1171-3. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Side population (SP) cells: taking center stage in regeneration and liver cancer?
    Stuart J Forbes
    Hepatology 44:23-6. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Tissue-based stem cells: ABC transporter proteins take centre stage
    Malcolm R Alison
    Department of Histopathology, Imperial College London at the Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    J Pathol 200:547-50. 2003
    ..Flow cytometry has isolated haematopoietic stem cells based on their ability to exclude Hoechst dye. Named the side population (SP), this phenotype may be a universal marker of stem cells in adult tissues...
  56. ncbi request reprint The sources of parenchymal regeneration after chronic hepatocellular liver injury in mice
    Pamela Vig
    Hepatology Section, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Hepatology 43:316-24. 2006
    ..In conclusion, during regenerative stress, the contribution to parenchymal regeneration from the BM is minor and frequently attributable to cell fusion. OCs and SHPCs are of intrinsic hepatic origin, and OCs can form SHPC nodules...
  57. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow-derived liver stem cells: their therapeutic potential
    Stuart J Forbes
    Gastroenterology 123:654-5. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint A regenerative role for bone marrow following experimental colitis: contribution to neovasculogenesis and myofibroblasts
    Mairi Brittan
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, United Kingdom
    Gastroenterology 128:1984-95. 2005
    ..To investigate the reparative capacity of BM in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a well-established model of experimental colitis was used...
  59. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the differentiation capacity of rat-derived hepatic stem cells
    Malcolm R Alison
    Department of Histopathology, Imperial College London at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kindom
    Semin Liver Dis 23:325-36. 2003
    ..Pancreatic cells have also been found to have hepatocytic potential...
  60. ncbi request reprint Multiple organ engraftment by bone-marrow-derived myofibroblasts and fibroblasts in bone-marrow-transplanted mice
    Natalie C Direkze
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute, London, United Kingdom
    Stem Cells 21:514-20. 2003
    ..005). Bone-marrow-derived fibroblasts were also found. We suggest that bone marrow contributes to a circulating population of cells and, in the context of injury, these cells are recruited and contribute to tissue repair...
  61. ncbi request reprint Copper deprivation in rats induces islet hyperplasia and hepatic metaplasia in the pancreas
    David Tosh
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Biol Cell 99:37-44. 2007
    ..Prolonged copper deprivation in rats followed by refeeding with a normal diet has previously been used to induce the appearance of hepatocyte-like cells in the pancreas, but the effects on islet size and morphology have not been determined...
  62. ncbi request reprint A significant proportion of myofibroblasts are of bone marrow origin in human liver fibrosis
    Stuart J Forbes
    Hepatology Section, Department of Medicine, Imperial College, London, England
    Gastroenterology 126:955-63. 2004
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  63. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow-derived stromal cells express lineage-related messenger RNA species
    Natalie C Direkze
    Cancer Research UK, 44 Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    Cancer Res 66:1265-9. 2006
    ..This provides evidence that the bone marrow-tumor stroma axis is functionally relevant and may therefore subsequently be exploited to develop new strategies for anticancer therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow and tumour stroma: an intimate relationship
    Natalie C Direkze
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research, UK
    Hematol Oncol 24:189-95. 2006
    ..This review focuses on the contribution of bone marrow cells to tumour stroma, highlighting the bone marrow as a potential new portal through which to direct anti-tumour therapies...
  65. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow cells in the liver: diverse cells, diverse effects
    Francesco P Russo
    Hepatology 46:604-5; author reply 605-6. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy identifies symmetric PO(2)(-) modifications as a marker of the putative stem cell region of human intestinal crypts
    Michael J Walsh
    Biomedical Sciences Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Stem Cells 26:108-18. 2008
    ..nu(s)PO(2)(-), probably associated with DNA conformational alterations, might facilitate a means of identifying stem cells, which may have utility in other tissues where the location of stem cells is unclear...
  67. ncbi request reprint Plastic adult stem cells: will they graduate from the school of hard knocks?
    Malcolm R Alison
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    J Cell Sci 116:599-603. 2003
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  68. ncbi request reprint Isolation of gut SP cells does not automatically enrich for stem cells
    Malcolm R Alison
    Gastroenterology 130:1012-3; author reply 1013-4. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Proliferation of bone marrow-derived cells contributes to regeneration after folic acid-induced acute tubular injury
    Te Chao Fang
    Histopathology Unit, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, 44 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1723-32. 2005
    ..G-CSF treatment nearly doubled the frequency of thymidine-labeled BM-derived tubular cells and might facilitate the recovery of renal tubular epithelium...