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Abstract Title:

Therapeutic effects of indifferentiated stem cell and Matricaria chamomilla L. Oil in diabetic rabbit.

Abstract Source:

J Diabetes Metab Disord. 2020 Jun ;19(1):453-460. Epub 2020 May 11. PMID: 32550197

Abstract Author(s):

Afsaneh Fazili, Soghra Gholami, Mojgan Sheikhpour, Pegah Pousti

Article Affiliation:

Afsaneh Fazili

Abstract:

Background: The main goal of diabetes therapy is to control blood glucose levels.

Objectives: In this study, the effect of Matricaria chamomilla L. oil as an herbal agent, on therapeutic properties of poly L-lactic acid-based (PLLA) scaffold loaded with differentiated stem cells, is examined in the diabetic rabbit.

Methods: Adipose mesenchymal stem cells (AMSCs) were isolated from male New Zealand White rabbits and after seeding on the PLLA scaffold differentiated in the pancreatic region. In vivo differentiation of AMSCs toward pancreatic progenitor cells was evaluated by quantitative analysis of gene expressions and immunohistochemistry. Then, one normal and five diabetic groups including blank diabetic, scaffold, oil + scaffold, and differentiated cell + scaffold or oil + scaffold were assessed after 21 days of treatment. After the assessment, the diabetic groups were evaluated by clinical parameters and pancreatic histological sections.

Results: It was found that AMSCs were differentiated to insulin-producing cells (IPCs) in the pancreatic environment which then used for implantation. Blood glucose in the oil + scaffold, cell + scaffold, and oil + cell + scaffold groups showed a significant decrease after 21 days. In the above mentioned three groups, insulin secretion was increased significantly. Chamomile oil also caused a significant decrease in High-density lipoprotein (HDL), Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and total cholesterol levels. According to histological sections results, in cell + scaffold and oil + cell + scaffold groups, β cells were significantly increased compared to blank diabetic group.

Conclusions: Together these data demonstrated chamomile oil along with in vivo-differentiated stem cell is a promising new treatment for diabetes.

Study Type : Animal Study

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