Figure 1: Cardiac stem cells and progenitors (CSCs) and their lineage specifications. Abbreviations: Abcg2: ATP binding cassette transporter sub-family G member 2; c-Kit: Stem Cell Factor; cTnT: Cardiac Troponin T; Cx43: Connexin 43; EDCPs: Epicardium Derived Cells; Hcn4: Hyperpolarization Activated Cyclic Nucleotide-gated Potassium Channel 4 Prominently Expressed in the Pace Maker Region of the Mammalian Heart; Isl-1: LIM-homeodomain Transcription Factor Islet-1; Lin: Markers of the Hematopoietic Lineages; Mef2c: Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2c; PDGFRα: Tyrosine-kinase Platelet-derived Growth Factor Receptor; -sma: -Smooth Muscle Actin; Sca-1: Stem Cell Antigen-1; SP: Side Population. References: [119,120,125,129,130].