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Plasmid-Mediated VEGF Gene Transfer Induces Cardiomyogenesis And Reduces Myocardial Infarct Size In Sheep

  July, 20 2006 7:25
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In an article published in Gene Therapy (Vol. 13, pp. 1133–1142), a group of scientists, led by Dr. R. Laguens, conclude that plasmid-mediated VEGF gene transfer reduces myocardial infarct size by a combination of effects including neovascular proliferation, modification of fibrosis and cardiomyocyte regeneration.

Dr. R. Laguens, Department of Pathology, Favaloro University, Solís 453 (1078) Buenos Aires, Argentina.
E-mail: rlaguens@ffavaloro.org

Abstract available online.

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