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Tyser, R.C.V.* ; Ibarra-Soria, X.* ; McDole, K.* ; A Jayaram, S.* ; Godwin, J.* ; van den Brand, T.A.H.* ; Miranda, A.M.A.* ; Scialdone, A. ; Keller, P.J.* ; Marioni, J.C.* ; Srinivas, S.*

Characterization of a common progenitor pool of the epicardium and myocardium.

Science 371:eabb2986 (2021)
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The mammalian heart is derived from multiple cell lineages; however, our understanding of when and how the diverse cardiac cell types arise is limited. We mapped the origin of the embryonic mouse heart at single-cell resolution using a combination of transcriptomic, imaging, and genetic lineage labeling approaches. This provided a transcriptional and anatomic definition of cardiac progenitor types. Furthermore, it revealed a cardiac progenitor pool that is anatomically and transcriptionally distinct from currently known cardiac progenitors. Besides contributing to cardiomyocytes, these cells also represent the earliest progenitor of the epicardium, a source of trophic factors and cells during cardiac development and injury. This study provides detailed insights into the formation of early cardiac cell types, with particular relevance to the development of cell-based cardiac regenerative therapies.
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Publication type Article: Journal article
Document type Scientific Article
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0036-8075
e-ISSN 1095-9203
Journal Science
Quellenangaben Volume: 371, Issue: 6533, Pages: , Article Number: eabb2986 Supplement: ,
Publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Publishing Place 1200 New York Ave, Nw, Washington, Dc 20005 Usa
Reviewing status Peer reviewed
Grants British Heart Foundation