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Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals

Maimets, M., Rocchi, C., Bron, R., Pringle, S., Kuipers, J., Giepmans, B. N. G., Vries, R. G. J., Clevers, H., de Haan, G., van Os, R. & Coppes, R. P., 12-Jan-2016, In : Stem Cell Reports. 6, 1, p. 150-162 13 p.

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Maimets, M., Rocchi, C., Bron, R., Pringle, S., Kuipers, J., Giepmans, B. N. G., Vries, R. G. J., Clevers, H., de Haan, G., van Os, R., & Coppes, R. P. (2016). Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals. Stem Cell Reports, 6(1), 150-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2015.11.009

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Maimets, Martti ; Rocchi, Cecilia ; Bron, Reinier ; Pringle, Sarah ; Kuipers, Jeroen ; Giepmans, Ben N. G. ; Vries, Robert G. J. ; Clevers, Hans ; de Haan, Gerald ; van Os, Ronald ; Coppes, Robert P. / Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals. In: Stem Cell Reports. 2016 ; Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 150-162.

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Maimets, M, Rocchi, C, Bron, R, Pringle, S, Kuipers, J, Giepmans, BNG, Vries, RGJ, Clevers, H, de Haan, G, van Os, R & Coppes, RP 2016, 'Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals', Stem Cell Reports, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 150-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2015.11.009

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Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals. / Maimets, Martti; Rocchi, Cecilia; Bron, Reinier; Pringle, Sarah; Kuipers, Jeroen; Giepmans, Ben N. G.; Vries, Robert G. J.; Clevers, Hans; de Haan, Gerald; van Os, Ronald; Coppes, Robert P.

In: Stem Cell Reports, Vol. 6, No. 1, 12.01.2016, p. 150-162.

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Maimets M, Rocchi C, Bron R, Pringle S, Kuipers J, Giepmans BNG et al. Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals. Stem Cell Reports. 2016 Jan 12;6(1):150-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2015.11.009


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title = "Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Salivary Gland Stem Cells Driven by Wnt Signals",
abstract = "Adult stem cells are the ultimate source for replenishment of salivary gland (SG) tissue. Self-renewal ability of stem cells is dependent on extrinsic niche signals that have not been unraveled for the SG. The ductal compartment in SG has been identified as the location harboring stem cells. Here, we report that rare SG ductal EpCAM(+) cells express nuclear beta-catenin, indicating active Wnt signaling. In cell culture experiments, EpCAM(high) cells respond potently to Wnt signals stimulating self-renewal and long-term expansion of SG organoids, containing all differentiated SG cell types. Conversely, Wnt inhibition ablated long-term organoid cultures. Finally, transplantation of cells pre-treated with Wnt agonists into submandibular glands of irradiated mice successfully and robustly restored saliva secretion and increased the number of functional acini in vivo. Collectively, these results identify Wnt signaling as a key driver of adult SG stem cells, allowing extensive in vitro expansion and enabling restoration of SG function upon transplantation.",
keywords = "MOUSE SUBMANDIBULAR-GLAND, HAIR FOLLICLE, BRANCHING MORPHOGENESIS, PROGENITOR CELLS, SELF-RENEWAL, REGENERATION, TRANSPLANTATION, PROLIFERATION, LINEAGES, LIVER",
author = "Martti Maimets and Cecilia Rocchi and Reinier Bron and Sarah Pringle and Jeroen Kuipers and Giepmans, {Ben N. G.} and Vries, {Robert G. J.} and Hans Clevers and {de Haan}, Gerald and {van Os}, Ronald and Coppes, {Robert P.}",
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