[Endothelial progenitor cells for vascular medicine].

@article{Asahara2007EndothelialPC,
  title={[Endothelial progenitor cells for vascular medicine].},
  author={Takayuki Asahara},
  journal={Yakugaku zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan},
  year={2007},
  volume={127 5},
  pages={841-5}
}
  • Takayuki Asahara
  • Published 2007 in
    Yakugaku zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical…
The regenerative potential of stem cells has recently been under intense investigation. In vitro, stem and progenitor cells have the ability for self-renewal and differentiation into organ-specific cell types. In vivo, transplantation of these cells may reconstitute organ systems, as shown in animal models of disease. In contrast, differentiated cells do not exhibit such characteristics. Human endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) have been isolated from the peripheral blood of adult individuals… CONTINUE READING
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