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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

New Muscle Cells

Caption: Treatment with stem cells derived from blood vessels spurred nestin-positive stem cells already present in the heart to form new cardiac muscle cells (see arrows).

Credit: Suzanne Berry-Miller

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