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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 480289, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/480289
Review Article

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Is Mesenchymal Stem Cell Personalized Therapy the Future?

1Division of Pharmacology “L. Donatelli”, Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Via S. Maria di Costantinopoli, 16-80138 Napoli, Italy
2Centre for Autism, La Forza del Silenzio, Caserta, 80138 Naples, Italy
3Department of Internal and Experimental Medicine “Magrassi-Lanzara”, Second University of Naples, 80138 Naples, Italy
4Center for Celiac Research and Mucosal Biology Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
5Division of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology “A. Cascino”, Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, 80138 Naples, Italy
6Biomedical Centre for Autism Research and Treatment, 70122 Bari, Italy

Received 11 July 2011; Accepted 29 September 2011

Academic Editor: Ken-ichi Isobe

Copyright © 2012 Dario Siniscalco et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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