Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2012.0187
Title: Contrasting effects of vasculogenic induction upon biaxial bioreactor stimulation of mesenchymal stem cells and endothelial progenitor cells cocultures in three-dimensional scaffolds under in vitro and in vivo paradigms for vascularized bone tissue engineering
Authors: Liu, Y.
Teoh, S.-H.
Chong, M.S.K.
Yeow, C.-H. 
Kamm, R.D.
Choolani, M.
Chan, J.K.Y.
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2013
Citation: Liu, Y., Teoh, S.-H., Chong, M.S.K., Yeow, C.-H., Kamm, R.D., Choolani, M., Chan, J.K.Y. (2013-04-01). Contrasting effects of vasculogenic induction upon biaxial bioreactor stimulation of mesenchymal stem cells and endothelial progenitor cells cocultures in three-dimensional scaffolds under in vitro and in vivo paradigms for vascularized bone tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering - Part A 19 (7-8) : 893-904. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2012.0187
Abstract: Clinical translation of bone tissue engineering approaches for fracture repair has been hampered by inadequate vascularization required for maintaining cell survival, skeletal regeneration, and remodeling. The potential of vasculature formation within tissue-engineered grafts depends on various factors, including an appropriate choice of scaffold and its microarchitectural design for the support of tissue ingrowth and vessel infiltration, vasculogenic potential of cell types and mechanostimulation on cells to enhance cytokine expression. Here, we demonstrated the effect of biomechanical stimulation on vasculogenic and bone-forming capacity of umbilical-cord-blood endothelial progenitor cells (UCB-EPC) and human fetal bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell (hfMSC) seeded within macroporous scaffolds and cocultured dynamically in a biaxial bioreactor. Dynamically cultured EPC/hfMSC constructs generated greater mineralization and calcium deposition consistently over 14 days of culture (1.7-fold on day 14; p
Source Title: Tissue Engineering - Part A
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/87741
ISSN: 19373341
DOI: 10.1089/ten.tea.2012.0187
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