Characterisation of progenitor cells in human atherosclerotic vessels.

@article{Torsney2007CharacterisationOP,
  title={Characterisation of progenitor cells in human atherosclerotic vessels.},
  author={Evelyn Torsney and Kaushik Mandal and Alison Halliday and Marjan Jahangiri and Qingbo Xu},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2007},
  volume={191 2},
  pages={
          259-64
        }
}
  • Evelyn Torsney, Kaushik Mandal, +2 authors Qingbo Xu
  • Published in Atherosclerosis 2007
  • Medicine
  • Recent data from animal models has demonstrated that both endothelial and smooth muscle progenitor cells contribute to the development of atherosclerosis. However, no data exists concerning the presence of progenitor cells in human atherosclerotic vessels. In the present study, a range of normal and atherosclerotic human arteries were collected from patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Segments of internal mammary artery (normal controls), and segments of proximal ascending aorta… CONTINUE READING

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