Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, November 14th, 2002
Veteran's Affairs investigators, in conjunction with colleagues at the University of California - Irvine, have outlined the way angiogenesis is activated in esophageal ulcerations. They suggested that treating such ulcers with angiogenic gene therapy could speed up their healing.
Dolgor Baatar and colleagues of the VA Medical Center in Long Beach, California, assessed vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) activation in esophageal ulcers in rats. The investigation team used acetic acid to induce esophageal ulcer...
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