Published in Cardiovascular Week, October 24th, 2005
Scientists in Germany report, "Endothelial progenitor cells derived from bone marrow are believed to support the integrity of the vascular endothelium. The number and function of endothelial progenitor cells correlate inversely with cardiovascular risk factors, but the prognostic value associated with circulating endothelial progenitor cells has not been defined."
N. Werner and colleagues of the University of Saarland described their study, "The number of endothelial progenitor cells positive for CD34 and kinase insert domain receptor (KDR) was...
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