Published in Blood Weekly, July 24th, 2003
"The isolation of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) derived from bone marrow (BM) was an outstanding event in the recognition of 'de novo vessel formation' in adults occurring as physiological and pathological responses," scientists writing in the journal Cardiovascular Research report.
"The finding that EPCs home to sites of neovascularization and differentiate into endothelial cells (ECs) in situ is consistent with 'vasculogenesis', a critical paradigm well described for embryonic neovascularization, but proposed recently in adults in which a reservoir of stem...
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