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Elimination of p63 gene could convert scar tissue into muscle tissue in the heart

21:26 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | Science Blog

Following a heart attack, the parts of the heart muscle that die do not regenerate into new heart tissue and instead are replaced by scar tissue. Using rodent models, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are looking for a means to genetically convert this scar tissue into muscle tissue at the cellular level, which could […]

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