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Our Research

The following scientific publications form the backbone of VivaStem Technology:

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Singh AK, Gudehithlu KP, Patri S, Litbarg, N Sethupathi P, Arruda JAL, Dunea: Impaired integration of endothelial progenitor cells in capillaries of diabetic wounds is reversible with VEGF infusion. Translational Research 149: 282-291, 2007. [Abstract]

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Litbarg, N, Gudehithlu KP, Sethupathi P, Arruda JAL, Dunea, G, Singh AK: Activated omentum becomes rich in factors that promote healing and regeneration. Cell Tiss Res 328: 487-497, 2007. [Abstract]

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Singh AK, Gudehithlu KP, Litbarg, N, Sethupathi P, Arruda JAL, Dunea, G: Transplanting fragments of diabetic pancreas into activated omentum gives rise to new insulin producing cells. Biochem Biophys Res Comm 355: 258-262, 2007. [Abstract]

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Vernik J, Singh AK: Omentum: Power to heal and regenerate (Editorial). Intl J Artif Organs. 30: 95-99, 2007. [Introduction]

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Singh AK, Patel J, Litbarg, N, Gudehithlu KP, Sethupathi P, Arruda JAL, Dunea, G: Stromal cells cultured from the omentum express pluripotent markers, produce high amounts of VEGF, and engraft to injured sites. Cell Tiss Res 332: 81-88, 2008. [Abstract]

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Singh AK, Pancholi N, Patel J, Litbarg NO, Gudehithlu KP, Sethupathi P, Arruda JAL, Dunea G: Omentum facilitates liver regeneration. World J Gastroenterology 15: 1057-1064, 2009. [Abstract]

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Patel J, Gudehithlu KP, Arruda JAL, Dunea G, Singh AK: Foreign body-induced granulation tissue is a source of adult stem cells.Translational Research 155: 191-199, 2010. [Abstract]

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Pancholi N, Kraus MA, Patel J, Gudehithlu KP, Arruda JAL, Dunea G, Singh AK: Culture of omentum induced regenerating liver yielded hepatocyte committed stem cells. Translational Research 156: 358-368, 2010. [Abstract]

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Litbarg NO, Singh AK: Factors in the omentum that endow it with healing power. In ‘The Omentum’ by Harry S Goldsmith (Ed), pg 25-35, 2010. Cine-Med Publishing, Inc. Woodbury, CT USA. [Introduction]

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Patel J, Pancholi N, Singh AK: Stem cells and their use for treatment of kidney diseases. In Dialyisis: Past, Present and Future. Todd Ing and Mohamad Rahman (eds) (In print 2011). [Introduction]

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Litbarg NO, Vujicic S, Singh AK: Attempts to regenerate the mammalian kidney. In Dialyisis: Past, Present and Future. Todd Ing and Mohammed Rahman (eds) (In print 2011). [Introduction]

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