Cardiomyocytes remuscularize the heart

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The contractility of the infarcted macaque heart is repaired by cardiomyocytes derived from human embryonic stem cells.

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Figure 1: Summary of the key findings by Liu et al.2.

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Correspondence to Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann.

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W.-H.Z. is co-founder and advisor of Repairon, which is developing tissue engineering solutions for heart failure repair.

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Zimmermann, W. Cardiomyocytes remuscularize the heart. Nat Biotechnol 36, 592–593 (2018) doi:10.1038/nbt.4186

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