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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On the other hand, PH is speculated to evolve from angioblasts with a [C-KIT.sup.+][TIE-2.sup.+][CD41.sup.+] signature [30].
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.
Evidence accumulated in the past two decades indicates that peripheral blood cells contain a subpopulation with properties similar to embryonic angioblast [23-26].
ReCyte Therapeutics will also develop primitive ReCyte 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.
Kamihata H, Matsubara H, Nishiue T et al 2001 Implantation of bone marrow mononuclear cells into ischaemic myocardium enhances collateral perfusion and regional function via side supply of angioblasts, angiogenic ligands, and cytokines Circulation 104 1046-1052
In the early stages of vascular development, a primary capillary plexus is formed de novo by angioblasts, which are endothelial cell precursors derived from mesodermal cells.
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. Its vasculature is provided by migrating angioblasts, said Dr.
Theorizing that overgrown myocytes might be dying from lack of an adequate blood supply, Silvio Itescu, MD and colleagues from Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York isolated angioblasts, a subset of blood-forming stem cells, from human adult bone marrow.
who proposed that angioblasts and hematopoietic stem cells arise from a common precursor as they possess similar surface antigen profiles that include CD34, Tie2, and Flk-1 [102].
During early embryogenesis, Notch signaling modulates the migration of angioblasts from the lateral mesoderm towards the dorsal aorta, inducing their endothelial cell specification.
The adhesions are necessary for tendon healing as they bring fibroblasts and angioblasts from the peritendinous structures [28].