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Smooth muscle diversity from human pluripotent cells

A method for differentiating human pluripotent stem cells into several subtypes of smooth muscle cell should aid the study and treatment of vascular disease.

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Figure 1: Derivation of origin-specific vascular smooth muscle cells from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs).


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Majesky, M., Mummery, C. Smooth muscle diversity from human pluripotent cells. Nat Biotechnol 30, 152–154 (2012).

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