Published in Blood Weekly, June 29th, 2006
According to recent research from Germany, "Release of progenitor cells is observed during inflammatory conditions and contributes to neovascularization. We, therefore, sought to investigate the relationship of circulating progenitor cells and IL-8 in acute myocardial infarction (AMI)."
"From patients with stable angina and AMI, serial venous blood samples were obtained. The number of circulating CD133+CD45- progenitor cells, endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs), and circulating endothelial P1H12+CD45- cells was analyzed by flow cytometry," said K....
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