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Defining the pathways of heart regeneration

Although cardiac cell therapy has been intensely studied, the high expectations are still an unmet goal. A study now characterizes the translational potential and mode of action of human ventricular progenitors (HVPs) derived from embryonic stem cells, as a source for cardiac cell therapy.

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Fig. 1: The proposed mode of action of HVP-mediated cardiac cell therapy.


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Timmer, L.T., van Rooij, E. Defining the pathways of heart regeneration. Nat Cell Biol 24, 606–607 (2022).

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