angioblast

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angioblast

[′an·jē·ə‚blast]
(embryology)
A mesenchyme cell derived from extraembryonic endoderm that differentiates into embryonic blood cells and endothelium.
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But as the research in Yaniv's lab progressed, it became clear that scientists on both sides of the argument had been right: Lymphatic cells do indeed grow from veins, but they originate from a niche within the vein that harbors angioblasts.
In that spot, the scientists found a niche of angioblasts, those same cells that a hundred years earlier were thought to be the source of lymph vessels, but were later neglected.
Myocardial neovascularization by bone marrow angioblasts results in cardiomyocyte regeneration.
Infantile hemangiomas may preferentially occur on the head and neck because the local mesenchyme is neuroectodermally derived and lacks endogenous angioblasts.
They then intravenously injected these human angioblasts into rats in which heart attacks had been induced by tying off a coronary artery.
ReCyte Therapeutics will also develop primitive ReCyte[TM] cell-derived angioblasts and blood stem cells, which are cells believed to be capable of reconstituting and repairing age-related changes in the vascular and blood systems respectively.
The adhesions are necessary for tendon healing as they bring fibroblasts and angioblasts from the peritendinous structures [28].
Stem cells and progenitor endothelial cells are utilized by the body to form angioblasts that cause vascular sprouting.