Researchers turn fat-derived stem cells into blood vessels

04/9/2010 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers said they were able to turn stem cells derived from human fat tissue into blood vessels. They found that the engineered graft seems to exhibit the same qualities as a natural blood vessel when tested in rabbits. They said the engineered vessel might someday be used as a substitute to artificial blood vessels currently used.

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