Cell therapies: homing instinct shows cells "home" -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Cell therapies: homing instinct shows cells "home"

04.07.2019

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The new technology shows how bacterial cells use a protein called an adhesin to "home" to heart tissue. With artifivial cel membranes the cardiac homing properties of infectious bacteria can be transferred to human stem cells and improve the treatment for cardiovascular diseases.

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