Funding for this research was provided by:
National Key R&D Program of China (No. 2017YFA0104304)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 81571213)
13th Jiangsu Province Six talent peaks project (C type), Nanjing Medical Science and technique Development Foundation (No.QRX17006)
Nanjing Medical Science and Innovation Platform (No. ZDX16005)
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Received: 20 April 2018
Revised: 31 May 2018
Accepted: 6 June 2018
First Online: 4 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Mesenchymal stem cells were isolated from the umbilical cord of 14 donors after full-term births. All samples were taken after informed and written consent, and the study was approved by the Research Ethics Board of Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital (permit number: 2017–161-01).
: Not applicable.
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