The temporal and spatial expression patterns of ABCG2 in the developing human heart.

@article{Alfakir2012TheTA,
  title={The temporal and spatial expression patterns of ABCG2 in the developing human heart.},
  author={Marah Alfakir and Nicholas Dawe and Rachel Eyre and Alison Jane Tyson-Capper and K. Linda Britton and Stephen C. Robson and Annette P. Meeson},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={156 2},
  pages={133-8}
}
BACKGROUND The discovery that the adult heart is not a terminally differentiated organ and contains stem/progenitor cells has important implications for the development of cellular therapeutics to treat heart disease. Moreover the discovery of cardiac stem cells might be important in furthering our understanding of both normal and abnormal cardiac development and yet little is known about these cell populations in the developing human heart, which we have focused on in this study. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING