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Injectable gel used to prevent heart failure in animal model after heart attack.

During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within the tissue.  However, the damage doesn’t end after the crushing pain subsides. The heart’s walls thin out, the organ becomes enlarged, and scar tissue forms, and if nothing is done, the patient can eventually experience heart failure. Combatting the tissue degrading enzymes that can

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