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Solace for the broken-hearted?

A Correction to this article was published on 02 March 2005

The heart was thought to lack the capacity to regenerate after injury. But the identification of cells that can divide and mature into heart muscle suggests that the heart has repair mechanisms after all.

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Figure 1: Cells for cardiac transplantation therapy.

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Mummery, C. Solace for the broken-hearted?. Nature 433, 585–587 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/433585a

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