Stromal cell-derived factor-1 mediates stem cell homing and tissue regeneration.

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Extract: The search for alternative treatments for congestive heart failure remains an ongoing venture. Exciting research over the last 2 years has changed the long held dogma that the heart cannot regenerate itself. The work of many groups can be summarized by the following concept: increasing the number of CD117+ (c-kit+) stem cells in cardiac tissue or… (More)

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