TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 08
Method development for enumeration of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs)
(1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Wake Forest University Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (3) British American Tobacco GR&D, Southampton, UK
Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are a type of white blood cells present in circulation at low numbers and are hypothesized to play a role in the protection and repair of the of cardiovascular system. EPCs, characterized as cells expressing the...