Effect of Cyclic Tensional Force on Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00172744
Verified March 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The purpose of this study is to observe cyclic tensional force on the osteogenic differentiation of human periodontal ligament stem cells.
Condition or disease
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.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
13 Years and older (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Orthodontic patients who need to have premolars extracted