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Jan 30, 2020

Fish that can repair their OWN HEART: Scientists discover how

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Scientists are one step closer to understanding how fish can repair their own heart, offering clues for treatment in millions of heart attack patients.

Zebrafish, a Mexican fish, are often the focus of scientific research because they are known to remarkably regenerate their own heart tissue.

University of Oxford scientists were ‘surprised’ to find that immune cells, called macrophages, were involved in the process.

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