Isolation and characterization of human salivary gland cells for stem cell transplantation to reduce radiation-induced hyposalivation

Feng J, van der Zwaag M, Stokman MA, van Os R, Coppes RP Radiother Oncol 2009 Sep;92(3):466-71 PMID: 19625095 Abstract BACKGROUND: Recently, we showed that transplantation of 100-300 c-Kit(+) stem cells isolated from cultured salispheres ameliorates radiation-damage in murine salivary