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Alarcón, Daniela I. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Major, Robert J. Department of Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
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Many human individuals suffer from diseases related to the body's gradual failure in restoring or repairing nonfunctional tissues. These age-related ailments, including those of the cardiovascular and nervous systems, are among the leading causes of death worldwide and are significant public-health concerns. Thus, the expansion of our knowledge in tissue regeneration would provide a great benefit.
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