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Death is caused by a variety of factors, our ability to heal is among them. However, it is possible to die from causes other than a deficiency in healing ability. Most people in the world die from cardiovascular disease and cancer. The role of stem cells in the heart is an area of intense investigation. Vascular clogging is a more likely cause of ...


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Yes, stem cells can pass through blood vessels and capillaries (as @WYSIWYG points, these cells should be small enough to fit inside that capillary). The interesting thing is that they posses multiple mechanisms of transmigration. They are attracted by TNF-alpha activated endothelial cells [1] and can pass through by [1]: leukocyte-like diapedesis ...



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