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Human Amniotic Membrane as a Biological Source for Regenerative Medicine

  • Mazaher Gholipourmalekabadi
  • Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
  • Behrouz Farhadihosseinabad
  • Ali SamadikuchaksaraeiEmail author
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Part of the Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine book series (STEMCELL)

Abstract

The application of the matrix and cellular component of amniotic membrane to increase the regenerative potential of injured tissue dates back to several decades ago. The positive effects of this application have led to the in-depth studies of the properties of human amniotic membrane as a biological modality for regenerative medicine. In this chapter, the structural components and properties of human amniotic membrane and some of its applications are described.

Keywords

Amnion Regenerative medicine Tissue engineering 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mazaher Gholipourmalekabadi
    • 1
    • 4
  • Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
    • 2
  • Behrouz Farhadihosseinabad
    • 3
  • Ali Samadikuchaksaraei
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.Cellular and Molecular Research CenterIran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry,Faculty of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Iran University of Medical SciencesUdaipurIndia
  3. 3.Biotechnology Department, School of Advanced Technologies in MedicineShahid Beheshti University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  4. 4.Department of Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, Faculty of Advanced Technologies in MedicineIran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  5. 5.Department of Medical BiotechnologyFaculty of Allied Medicine, Iran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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