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Blood vessel cells aid tissue repair

2011-12-12 14:26:02


May 10, 2011
by ken

From Dental Tribune – Daniel Zimmerman – May 10, 2011

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NEW YORK, USA/LEIPZIG, Germany:
Research presented at the first global symposium for dental stem cell
research
in New York could mean a new break
through in tissue and organ
repair. In an experiment involving rodent incisors, researchers from the
UK, Brazil and the US found that connective tissue cells, usually found
in small blood vessels, can transform into specialised cells to repair
damaged tissue.

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