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Regenerative medicine

Reprogramming the injured heart

When the heart is injured, the muscle does not regenerate and scars are produced. This process can be attenuated in the hearts of live mice by forcing scar-forming cells to become muscle cells. See Articles p.593 & p.599

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Palpant, N., Murry, C. Reprogramming the injured heart. Nature 485, 585–586 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/485585a

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