Vascular Development and Regeneration in the Mammalian Heart
AbstractCardiovascular diseases including coronary artery disease are the leading cause of death worldwide. Unraveling the developmental origin of coronary vessels could offer important therapeutic implications for treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The recent identification of the endocardial source of coronary vessels reveals a heterogeneous origin of coronary arteries in the adult heart. In this review, we will highlight recent advances in finding the sources of coronary vessels in the mammalian heart from lineage-tracing models as well as differentiation studies using pluripotent stem cells. Moreover, we will also discuss how we induce neovascularization in the damaged heart through transient yet highly efficient expression of VEGF-modified mRNAs as a potentially therapeutic delivery platform. View Full-Text
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Leung, O.M.; Zhou, B.; Lui, K.O. Vascular Development and Regeneration in the Mammalian Heart. J. Cardiovasc. Dev. Dis. 2016, 3, 23.
Leung OM, Zhou B, Lui KO. Vascular Development and Regeneration in the Mammalian Heart. Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease. 2016; 3(2):23.Chicago/Turabian Style
Leung, Oscar M.; Zhou, Bin; Lui, Kathy O. 2016. "Vascular Development and Regeneration in the Mammalian Heart." J. Cardiovasc. Dev. Dis. 3, no. 2: 23.
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