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Virtual reality of stem cell transplantation to repair injured myocardium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15962306     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The search for the fountain of youth continues into the 21st century with hopes that embryonic or hematopoietic stem cells (SC) will repair injured tissues in the heart, lungs, pancreas, muscles, nerves, liver, or skin. This commentary focuses on the potential of SC for inducing cardiac regeneration after myocardial injury, the barriers to SC treatment that need to be overcome for ensuring successful cardiac repair, and the experimental approaches that can be applied to the problem.
Lawrence G Lum; James F Padbury; Pamela A Davol; Randall J Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cellular biochemistry     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0730-2312     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cell. Biochem.     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-26     Completed Date:  2005-10-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8205768     Medline TA:  J Cell Biochem     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  869-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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(c) 2005 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Immunotherapy and Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Programs, Adele R. Decof Cancer Center, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Heart / physiology
Myocardial Infarction / therapy*
Stem Cell Transplantation*
Stem Cells / physiology
Grant Support
1P20RR018728-01/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; 5P20RR18757/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; R01 CA92344/CA/NCI NIH HHS

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