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Thymosin β4 induces epicardium-derived neovascularization in the adult heart

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The inability of the human heart to effectively repair itself after acute ischaemic injury has driven the search for efficacious means of promoting cardiac regenerative growth. Central to this has been the emergence of cell-based strategies to stimulate and augment both myocardial regeneration and neovascularization. Autologous cell transplantation of a variety of adult progenitor cells has been taken forward in clinical trials and, in parallel, investigators have begun to focus on the activa...

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10.1042/BST0371218

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Biochemical Society Transactions
Volume:
37
Issue:
6
Pages:
1218-1220
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-8752
ISSN:
0300-5127
Source identifiers:
251956
Language:
English
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pubs:251956
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uuid:aa552972-48e8-4fd1-bd50-91e069e16979
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pubs:251956
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2013-11-16

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