Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (UID/Multi/04462/2013, SAICTPAC/0047/2015, SFRH/BD/52339/2013, FCT/POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016385)
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Received: 9 August 2018
Revised: 4 September 2018
Accepted: 17 September 2018
First Online: 25 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All experiments were performed in accordance with the local institutional guidelines and regulations and the approval of the local ethic committee, and with informed consent of all cell donors. Human cardiac stem cells were obtained from human cardiac biopsies after signed informed consent in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. The ethical committees of the Hospital 12 de Octobre and the Fundación Jiménez Dias (Madrid, Spain) have approved the project. hPBMCs were isolated from blood donors after signing an informed consent following the human ethics committee from the Centro de transfusion de la Comunidad de Madrid.
: Not applicable.
: RM, EL, IP, BS, OD, and WD are employees of TiGenix Group. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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