Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering: Regeneration of the Skin and Its Contents

Clin Plast Surg. 2017 Jul;44(3):635-650. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2017.02.020. Epub 2017 Apr 22.


In this review, the authors discuss the stages of skin wound healing, the role of stem cells in accelerating skin wound healing, and the mechanism by which these stem cells may reconstitute the skin in the context of tissue engineering.

Keywords: Adipose-derived stem cells; Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells; Epithelial stem cells; Hair follicle stem cells; Interfollicular epidermal stem cells; Mesenchymal stem cells; Umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Burns / physiopathology
  • Burns / therapy*
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Humans
  • Stem Cell Transplantation*
  • Tissue Engineering*
  • Wound Healing*