Research Contradicts Original Role of C-Kit Cells - Cincinnati Children's Blog

Research Contradicts Original Role of C-Kit Cells

A research team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center discovered that c-kit cells do not, as originally believed, act as cardiac stem cells and, furthermore, do not act to produce new heart muscle in vivo.

Dr. Jeff Molkentin led the team working on the study, which used genetic lineage tracking in a mouse.

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