Efficient Lentiviral Transduction of Adipose Tissue-Derived Mouse Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Assessment of Their Penetration in Female Mice Cervical Tumor Model

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avatar Azra Kenarkoohi 1 , avatar Masoud Soleimani 2 , * , avatar Taravat Bamdad 1 , avatar Hoorieh Soleimanjahi 1 , avatar Hajar Estiri 3 , avatar Mohammad Hadi Razavi-Nikoo 1

Dept. of Virology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Dept. of Hematology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Stem Cell Technology Research Center, Tehran, Iran

how to cite: Kenarkoohi A, Soleimani M , Bamdad T, Soleimanjahi H, Estiri H , et al. Efficient Lentiviral Transduction of Adipose Tissue-Derived Mouse Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Assessment of Their Penetration in Female Mice Cervical Tumor Model. Int J Cancer Manag. 2014;7(4):e80562.

Abstract

Background: Although the incidence of cervical cancer has reduced during last years, but it causes mortality among women. Many efforts have performed to develop new drugs and strategy for treatment of cervical cancer. Adipose Tissue-Derived mouse Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) has many advantages which make them a suitable choice as a cell therapeutic agent in cancer treatment. In this study, we aimed to develop an improved protocol for Mouse MSCs transduction as well as assess the homing capacity and incorporation of MSCs in cervical cancer model.
Methods: MScs were isolated from the mouse adipose tissue and characterized by differentiation and flow cytometry. In our study, lentiviral vector transductions of MSCs performed. Their penetrations were detected in tissue sections after injection of transduced MSCs to female C57BL/6 mice as a cervical cancer model.
Results: Results showed that MSCs were efficiently transduced with lentiviral vector resulting in efficient tumor penetration.
Conclusion: The results provide evidence that MSCs were able to penetrate into the tumor mass of cervical tumor model and are good vehicles for gene transfer to cervical cancer.

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