The Effect of Physical Cues on the Stem Cell Differentiation

Author(s): Mehrdad M. Moghaddam, Shahin Bonakdar, Mona R. Shariatpanahi, Mohammad A. Shokrgozar*, Shahab Faghihi*.

Journal Name: Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Volume 14 , Issue 3 , 2019

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Development of multicellular organisms is a very complex and organized process during which cells respond to various factors and features in extracellular environments. It has been demonstrated that during embryonic evolvement, under certain physiological or experimental conditions, unspecialized cells or stem cells can be induced to become tissue or organ-specific cells with special functions. Considering the importance of physical cues in stem cell fate, the present study reviews the role of physical factors in stem cells differentiation and discusses the molecular mechanisms associated with these factors.

Keywords: Stem cell, differentiation, physical cues, molecular mechanisms, growth, differentiation, apoptosis.

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