Proliferation and tenogenic differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in a porous collagen sponge scaffold
Bing-Yu Zhang, Department of College of Bioinformatics, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing 400065, China
Pu Xu, Qing Luo, Guan-Bin Song, Department of College of Bioengineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400030, China
Author contributions: Song GB, Zhang BY, and Luo Q conceived and designed the study; Zhang BY and Xu P performed the experiments; Zhang BY analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; Song GB supervised the study; all authors reviewed and revised the manuscript critically.
Supported by Natural National Science Foundation of China, No. 31700810 and No. 11772073; Science and Technology Research Program of Chongqing Municipal Education Commission, No. KJQN201800601; Natural Science Foundation of Chongqing, China, No. cstc2020jcyj-msxmX0760; Visiting Scholar Foundation of Key Laboratory of Biorheological Science and Technology (Chongqing University), Ministry of Education, No. CQKLBST-2018-007.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications Institutional Review Board (No. CQUPT2018016).
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Corresponding author: Guan-Bin Song, PhD, Professor, Department of College of Bioengineering, Chongqing University, No. 174 Shazheng Street, Shapingba District, Chongqing 400030, China. email@example.com
Received: August 11, 2020
Peer-review started: August 11, 2020
First decision: October 23, 2020
Revised: November 2, 2020
Accepted: November 17, 2020
Article in press: November 17, 2020
Published online: January 26, 2021