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Endothelial progenitor cells and coronary artery disease
  1. S Francis
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Sheila Francis
    Cardiovascular Research Unit, Division of Clinical Sciences North, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK;


Endothelial progenitor cells have radically altered the way in which vascular biologists and clinicians think about the genesis, development, and healing of atherosclerotic lesions.

  • endothelial progenitor cells
  • stem cells
  • coronary artery disease
  • EPC, endothelial progenitor cell
  • VEGF2R, vascular endothelial growth factor-2 receptor
  • VSMC, vascular smooth muscle cells

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