Drug makes hearts repair themselvesby
showed the drug, thymosin beta 4, if used in advance of a heart attack, was able to "prime" the heart for repair... used a chemical, thymosin beta 4, to "wake them up".
Professor Paul Riley, from the University College...
Mending broken hearts–a step closerby
A piece of basic research made it into even mainstream news sites yesterday: the finding that the peptide thymosin ß4 can prime adult cardiac epithelium to produce new muscle cells after a heart attack...
, as well as the production of various hormones including thymosin, thymopoeitin, thymulin, thymic humoral...