Published in Blood Weekly, October 30th, 2003
"Recent studies have indicated that hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) have the capacity to form cardiomyocytes," scientists in the United States explained.
L.M. Eisenberg and colleagues at the Medical University of South Carolina "further examined the cardiac competence of HPCs by asking whether these cells by themselves can be provoked to undergo cardiac differentiation."
"Our data indicate that in response to growth factor treatment, HPCs from avian bone marrow (BM) can undergo cardiac differentiation, as indicated by their expression of multiple...
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