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Title: Oxysterols and mesenchymal stem cell biology
Authors: REICHERT, Cadiele OlianaFREITAS, Fabio Alessandro DeLEVY, DeboraBYDLOWSKI, Sergio Paulo
Citation: HORMONES AND STEM CELLS, v.116, p.409-436, 2021
Abstract: Mesenchymal stem cells have the ability to differentiate into several cell types when exposed to determined substances, including oxysterols. Oxysterols are cholesterol products derived from its auto-oxidation by reactive species or from enzymatic action. They are present in the body in low quantities under physiological conditions and exhibit several physiological and pharmacological actions according to both the types of oxysterol and tissue. Some of them are cytotoxic while others have been shown to promote cell differentiation through the action on several different receptors, such as nuclear LXR receptors and Smoothened receptor ligands. Here, we review the main pathways by which oxysterols have been associated with cell differentiation and death of mesenchymal stem cells.
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