Stem Cells for Myocardial Regeneration pp 1-6

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 660)

Stem Cells for Myocardial Repair and Regeneration: Where Are We Today?



An overview for the use of stem cells for myocardial repair and regeneration is provided. The overview provides the rationale for use of stem cells in myocardial repair. Potential stem cell types and technological challenges are highlighted.

Key words

Stem cells Myocardial repair Tissue engineering 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, and Institute of Regeneration MedicineUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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