Table 3: Growth characteristics of MSC from different sources.

Cell typeSourceIsolation yieldDoubling timeClonogenic efficiencySenescence passage

BM-MSCBone marrow aspirate60–600 cells from 1 mL of blood [41]61.2 h [29]3.9%*7 [32]
PB-MSCPeripheral blood1 to 13 MSC from 1 million of mononuclear cells [11]N/AN/AN/A
DPSCDeciduous and adult teethN/A30 h [30]N/AN/A
UC-MSCUmbilical cord of newborns  cells from 1 cm3 of umbilical cord tissue [42]24 h [31]N/A16 [31]
AT-MSCLiposuction, lipectomy, and lipoplasty  cells from 1 g of tissue [11]45.2 h [29]10% [25]8 [32]
EDT-MSCDecidual tissueVariable27.6 h14.4%26

Comparison between growth parameters of MSC from different sources. BM-MSC: bone marrow MSC; PB-MSC: peripheral blood MSC; DPSC: dental pulp stromal cells; UC-MSC: umbilical cord MSC; AT-MSC: adipose tissue MSC; EDT-MSC: decidual tissue MSC.*Unpublished data; original data from this study, references.