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Researchers identify elusive stem cells which can make fully-functional blood vessels.


It is known that blood vessels are responsible for transporting oxygen-rich red blood cells, nutrients, and immune cells throughout the body, to name just a few functions, and defects in blood vessels can lead to a variety of life-threatening diseases.  Therefore, the generation of new blood vessels via angiogenesis is critical for meeting tissue oxygen demands, with a role for

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