Researcher at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Discovers Growth Factor Essential to Epicardial Cell Function and Blood Vessel Formation

Published: Oct 06, 2010

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In research that one day may lead to the discovery of how to regenerate tissue damaged by heart disease, investigators at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles have identified PDGF as a key factor in the proliferation and transformation of epicardial cells, one type of cell that surrounds heart muscle and contributes to vessels.

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