Y. Zhang's scientific contributions

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Although many regenerative cell therapies are being developed to replace or regenerate ischaemic muscle, the lack of vasculature and poor persistence of the therapeutic cells represent major limiting factors to successful tissue restoration. In response to ischaemia, stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) is up-regulated by the affected tissue to st...


... Further, they were incorporated into an injectable collagen-based matrix for the treatment of ischemic hindlimb muscle. This local delivery increased the migration of progenitor cells, and also improved the recruitment of angiogenic cells (Kuraitis et al. 2011). ...