Proteoglycans in Tissue Regeneration

  • Koji Kimata


Three different types of cells are generally used: ES cells derived from the inner mass cells are known to have the ability to proliferate almost forever and differentiate into various cells with different functions (multi-differentiation activity). Stem cells which are thought to be precursor cells forming a tissue with specific function could be isolated from differentiating and differentiated tissues. Some of the differentiated cells such as epidermal cells could be cultured and proliferated with their specific differentiation functions.


Heparan Sulfate Renal Agenesis Hexuronic Acid Sulfation Pattern Iduronic Acid 


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  • Koji Kimata
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  1. 1.Research Complex for the Medicine FrontiersAichi Medical UniversityAichiJapan

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