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Human Heart Cells Grown in Lab

The three cell types they created – cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells – are each important constituents of heart muscle.

Researcher Dr Gordon Keller, from the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Toronto, said: “This development means that we can efficiently and accurately make different types of human heart cells for use in both basic and clinical research.”

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