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Characterisation of progenitor cells in human atherosclerotic vessels.

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Recent data from animal models has demonstrated that both endothelial and smooth muscle progenitor cells contribute to the development of atherosclerosis. However, no data exists concerning the presence of progenitor cells in human atherosclerotic vessels. In the present study, a range of normal and atherosclerotic human arteries were collected from patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Segments of internal mammary artery (normal controls), and segments of proximal ascending aor...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Atherosclerosis Journal website
Volume:
191
Issue:
2
Pages:
259-264
Host title:
Atherosclerosis
Publication date:
2007-04-01
Acceptance date:
2006-05-15
Event location:
Ireland
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EISSN:
1879-1484
ISSN:
0021-9150
Source identifiers:
309108

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