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Getting to the Heart of  Size


The fact that heart muscle cells retain the ability to divide, at least until adolescence, opens the way to new approaches for heart repair and the treatment of heart disease.

By Amy Nicks, Bob Graham, Nawazish Naqvi, Ahsan Husain, Ming Li & Siiri Iismaa

The discovery that cardiac muscle cells can divide until adolescence opens the way to new approaches to treating heart disease.

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