Scientists discover new blood-vessel-generating cells

| October 18, 2012
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Researchers claim to have discovered stem cells that play a decisive role in new blood vessel growth, paving way for treatment of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland are learning to isolate and efficiently produce these stem cells found in blood vessel walls which could lead to treatment of various diseases. The growth of new blood vessels, also known as angiogenesis, is needed in adults when repairing damaged tissue or organs.

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