Thymosin β4 coated nanofiber scaffolds for the repair of damaged cardiac tissue

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Kumar, Arun; Patel, Arjun; Duvalsaint, Louise; Desai, Mehir; Marks, Edward D;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Journal of Nanobiotechnology,volume 12,issue 1,pages10-10 (issn: 1477-3155, eissn: 1477-3155)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3996948, doi: 10.1186/1477-3155-12-10
  • Subject: Medicine (miscellaneous) | Biocompatibility | Scaffold | Pharmaceutical Science | Biomedical Engineering | Polycaprolactone | FTIR | Molecular Medicine | Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology | Research | Heart | Bioengineering

After a cardiac event, proper treatment and care of the damaged tissue is crucial in restoring optimal cardiac function and preventing future cardiac events. Recently, thymosin β4 has been found to play a vital role in cardiac cell health and development by regulating a... View more
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