cardioblast

cardioblast

[′kärd·ē·ə‚blast]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of certain early embryonic cells in insects from which the heart develops.
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Throughout the month of October, one dollar from every sale of the CardioBlast heavy bag will be donated to BCRF.
One source is a subpopulation of pre-existing cardiomyocytes that are not terminally differentiated and possess the ability to divide when given the appropriate signal (3-6), such as the normally sized Ki67 positively stained cardiac myocytes scattered along the edge of the infarct or other native progenitor cells, such as the recently described isl1+ cardioblasts, which are present in postnatal hearts (24).
Postnatal isl1+ cardioblasts enter fully differentiated cardiomyocyte lineages.