Funding for this research was provided by:
Universiti Sains Malaysia Short Term Grant (304.CIPPT.6312101)
Research University Grant (1001.CIPPT.811226)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-19
Received: 27 November 2017
Accepted: 3 September 2018
First Online: 19 September 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: C57/BL6N mice were obtained via Universiti Sains Malaysia Animal Research and Service Centre (ARASC). All C57/BL6N mice were sacrificed at 4–6 weeks old. C-kit cardiac cells and bone marrow cells were isolated in accordance with procedures reviewed and approved by the USM Animal Ethics Committee [USM/Animal Ethics Approval/2011/(74)(387)].
: JJT received a research grant from CryoCord Sdn Bhd. All funders have no role in conceiving, designing experiments or analysing data from this project. Others declare no conflict of interest.