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Enzyme Increases Number, Size Of Heart Muscle Cells In Mice

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August 22, 2001
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Mice that were genetically engineered to produce a protein found in embryos and stem cells produce more as well as bigger heart cells, which live longer than those in normal mice, according to scientists at Baylor College of Medicine.

HOUSON -- Mice that were genetically engineered to produce a protein found in embryos and stem cells produce more as well as bigger heart cells, which live longer than those in normal mice, according to scientists at Baylor College of Medicine.


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