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Effect of Cyclic Tensional Force on Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00172744
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2007
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to observe cyclic tensional force on the osteogenic differentiation of human periodontal ligament stem cells.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2006
Detailed Description:
This study is to investigate the effect of the cyclic mechanical strain on the osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells will be cultured from the periodontal ligament tissue of the premolars extracted due to orthodontic reason.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Orthodontic patients who need to have premolars extracted
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00172744


Contacts
Contact: Yi-Jane Chen, MSD 886-2-23123456 ext 6863 LCYC@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Terminated
Taipei, Taiwan
School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Yi-Jane Chen, MSD    886-2-23123456 ext 6863    LCYC@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw   
Principal Investigator: Yi-Jane Chen, MSD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yi-Jane Chen, MSD School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00172744     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9361701291
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2007
Last Verified: March 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
stem cells
periodontal cells
mechanical stress
differentiation
periodontal ligament