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The term vascular stem cell has been at the center of a long and controversial debate among researchers of the field for a couple of decades. Many different scientific publications have named and described such cells in various ways, but mostly they have been described as derived from mesenchymal stem cells first discovered in the bone marrow. Nowadays, however, it is well known that these cells may exist in all human tissues, more specifically within blood vessels that irrigate and constitute these tissues.

Cell Types Within Vascular Tissue

The cardiovascular system is one of the major vital systems of the human body. This intricate system is divided into intima, media, and adventitia, from innermost to outermost layers, respectively, and participates directly or indirectly in many different bodily ...

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