volume 345, issue 2, P93-97 2001
DOI: 10.1056/nejm200107123450203
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Paul C. Grimm, Peter Nickerson, John Jeffery, Rashmin C. Savani, James Gough, Rachel M. McKenna, Elzbieta Stern, David N. Rush

Abstract: The presence of mesenchymal cells of host origin in the vascular and interstitial compartments of renal allografts undergoing chronic rejection provides evidence that a circulating mesenchymal precursor cell has the potential to migrate to areas of inflammation.