Robust derivation of epicardium and its differentiated smooth muscle cell progeny from human pluripotent stem cells


The epicardium has emerged as a multipotent cardiovascular progenitor source with therapeutic potential for coronary smooth muscle cell, cardiac fibroblast (CF) and cardiomyocyte regeneration, owing to its fundamental role in heart development and its potential ability to initiate myocardial repair in injured adult tissues. Here, we describe a chemically… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/dev.136143

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