Progenitor cell homing in the postischemic myocardium: just an unmotivated pitstop in the microcirculation?

Rene Schramm, Fabio Tuche, Christina Körbel, Eliete Bouskela & Michael D. Menger
Introduction: We developed a new model for the direct assessment of bone marrow-derived progenitor cell (BMC) sequestration in the postischemic murine myocardium. Materials and methods: Syngeneic heterotopic heart transplantation was used in C57/BL6 and atherosclerotic ApoE-/- mice. After[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]