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Endothelial progenitor cells and exercise-induced redox regulation.
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PMID:  21091077     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are thought to participate in endothelial cell regeneration and neovascularization in either a direct or an indirect way. The number of circulating EPCs is influenced by many factors like disease status, medication, age, and fitness level and is an independent predictor of disease progression and cardiovascular events. Experimental as well as clinical studies during the last 10 years clearly demonstrated that physical exercise training has a beneficial effect on endothelial function, which is a clear predictive value for cardiovascular mortality. Over the last years mainly clinical studies provided solid evidence for an exercise training induced mobilization of EPCs from the bone marrow, thereby possibly influencing the regeneration of the endothelial cell layer. This review will discuss the mechanisms how exercise induces mobilization of EPCs from the bone marrow with a focus on the influence on the redox balance. Antioxid. Redox Signal. 15, 997-1011.
Sven Moebius-Winkler; Gerhard Schuler; Volker Adams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Antioxidants & redox signaling     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1557-7716     ISO Abbreviation:  Antioxid. Redox Signal.     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888899     Medline TA:  Antioxid Redox Signal     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  997-1011     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, University Leipzig-Heart Center , Leipzig, Germany .
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