Tension in the vasculature

  • Benest A
  • Augustin H
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Blood vessels arise from progenitor cells, grow and branch by sprouting from preexisting vessels and remodel by splitting longitudinally. A new study proposes an additional mechanism. It seems that vascularization can proceed through the mechanical translocation and expansion of existing vessels, which loop into vascularising tissue

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