John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

Properties of skin stem cells and their potential clinical applications in modern dermatology Volume 27, issue 3, May-June 2017

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1 Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń,
Faculty of Medicine, Chair of Dermatology,
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunodermatology,
Toruń, Poland
2 Department of Principles of Clinical Medicine,
Collegium Medicum, Nicolaus Copernicus University,
Bydgoszcz, Poland
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  • Key words: stem cell, dermatology, skin, treatment, therapy
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2017.2988
  • Page(s) : 227-36
  • Published in: 2017

Stem cells (SCs) are considered to have a potentially unlimited ability to divide and differentiate into multiple target cells which contribute to the formation of body tissues. Depending on the ability to divide, stem cells are classified into four categories: totipotent SCs that may differentiate into any kind of cells, including cells of the placenta; pluripotent SCs that may be a source of any kind of cell, except for those of the placenta; multipotent SCs that can differentiate into several [...]