Category Archives: cardiac progenitor cell

Heart regeneration a step closer as researchers identify progenitor cell exclusively for heart muscle.


Future therapies for failing hearts are likely to include stem-like cells and associated growth factors that regenerate heart muscle. Now, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have just taken an important step towards that future by identifying a stem-like progenitor cell that produces only heart muscle cells.  The team state that they have defined the progenitor cell that is committed

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