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Fat Stem Cells Functions

Adipose stem cells are interesting both in relation to human pandemic obesity and as dispensible source of multipotent mesenchymal stem cells in regenerative medicine.

Photo: Jan Øivind Moskaug

About the group

Our laboratory is interested in elucidating functional aspects of mesenchymal stem cells from adipose tissue in mice, with particular emphasis on their function after tissue implantation for regenerative and reconstructive purposes. We want to understand how adult stem cells may influence inflammatory processes in mice.

We combine animal disease models in transgenic mice with state-of-art in vivo imaging of labelled stem cells to address such issues.

 
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Published Mar. 7, 2011 10:32 AM - Last modified Mar. 28, 2017 3:06 PM

Contact

Mailing address
P.O.Box 1112 Blindern
0317 Oslo

Visiting address
Domus Medica, Gaustad
Sognsvannsveien 9
0372 Oslo

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