Darwin J Prockop, David Colter, Carla DiGirolamo: Isolation and expansion of human marrow stromal cells. Philadelphia Health and Education Corporation, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, May 20, 2008: US07374937 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention includes in vitro methods of inducing and enhancing proliferation of human marrow stromal cells for use in, for example, gene therapy and transplantation methods. The invention also includes a method of assessing the expandability (i.e., proliferative capacity) of human marrow stromal ...