alexa Growth and differentiation of smooth muscle cells during vascular development
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Author(s): Katoh Y

Abstract Share this page

Vascular smooth muscle cells have been the subject of intense study because of their importance in vascular disease process. Although significant progress has been made toward defining the various growth factors affecting the smooth muscle phenotype, very little is known about factors that promote smooth muscle differentiation. In the past few years, a number of key advances have been made in our understanding of skeletal muscle myogenesis, with the discovery of myogenic determination genes. In spite of these advances, the development and differentiation of smooth muscle cells remain vastly underexplored. This review is an attempt to understand the current status of the field and to highlight some of the recent progress made toward this goal

This article was published in Trends Cardiovasc Med and referenced in Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords