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Table 1 Summary of age-related characteristics of ASC in different studies

From: Human adipose-derived stem cells cultured in keratinocyte serum free medium: Donor’s age does not affect the proliferation and differentiation capacities

Study No. of donors Age range Culture condition Proliferation Osteo-genesis Adipo-genesis Chondro-genesis Origin of ASC
Van Harmelen et al. 2004 [22] 29 17-61 DMEM/F12 + 10%FCS     Abdominal subcutaneous fat and omental fat
de Girolamo et al. 2009 [24] 26 21-68 DMEM + 10%FBS     Abdominal subcutaneous fat
Zhu et al. 2009 [23] 26 20-58 DMEM + 10%FBS   Abdominal subcutaneous fat
Alt et al. 2012 [3] 40 15-71 α-MEM + 20% FBS Abdominal subcutaneous fat
Chen et al. 2012 [20] 22 36-71 KFSM + NAC + 5% FBS    Gluteal fat
Present study 27 30-60 KFSM + NAC + 5% FBS Abdominal subcutaneous fat
  1. NAC N-acetyl cysteine.
  2. KFSM keratinocyte serum free medium.
  3. FBS fetal bovine serum.
  4. FCS fetal calf serum.